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The Highland Lakes is a great place to celebrate the Easter season. Choose from a variety of Easter egg hunts and church celebrations.

View the list of free events below to find the perfect place to spend your Easter holiday. The list does not include all area church services. These are just the highlights. Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 2

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt & Finger Food Potluck

First Methodist Church of Burnet

301 E. Graves St.

First Methodist Church of Burnet will hold worship services starting at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. followed by a finger food potluck and live music starting at noon. The day wraps up with an egg hunt at 12:35 p.m. 

Easter at the Fire Hall

Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department

610 Birch Lane in Cottonwood Shores

Join the Cottonwood Shores fire department for an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. The volunteer firefighters will dish out hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy, and popcorn for all to enjoy.

Kids and K-9s Easter Egg Hunt

Save the World Brewing Co.

1510 Resource Parkway in Marble Falls

Children and canines can sniff out Easter eggs hidden among an acre of bluebonnets at Save The World Brewing Co.

The kids’ egg hunt begins at 2 p.m. Pooches start their hunt at 4 p.m.

Friday, April 7

Ms. Lollipop and Friends’ Easter Bunny and Egg Scavenger Hunt

Harmony Park

Downtown Marble Falls

Meet Ms. Lollipop at 10:30 a.m. to receive a scavenger hunt list. Eggs in the hunt will be filled with candy, money, prizes, and discounts and scattered across downtown at participating businesses.

Children up to the age of 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Grab a photo with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to noon inside Ms. Lollipop Parties Fun & Gifts, 208 Main St.

Community-wide worship on Good Friday

Quarry Park 

2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals

Join area churches at the worship service hosted by the Highland Lakes Crisis Network. Free food will be served from 6-6:30 p.m. Worship is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. sharp.

Organizers ask guests to bring blankets or chairs to sit on.

Saturday, April 8

Easter Egg Drop

First Methodist Church of Marble Falls

1101 Bluebonnet Drive

Register your family for high-flying and egg-citing action as First Methodist Church of Marble Falls drops 20,000 Easter eggs from a helicopter from 10 a.m. to noon.

Families can also hop in a couple of photo booths for mementos, tour emergency vehicles, play lawn games, and cuddle up to the animals in a petting zoo.

The egg hunts are open to children ages 1 year old through the fifth grade. Hunting areas will be divided by age group. 

Organizers ask guests to bring their own baskets.

To RSVP, visit the church’s website.

Sunday, April 9

Easter at First

First Baptist Church of Marble Falls

901 La Ventana Drive

Wake up bright and early on Easter Sunday for a 7 a.m. sunrise service followed by an Easter worship service at 10:30 a.m at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls. Both will be held in the church’s north parking lot.

Sign up online to serve as greeters, ushers, traffic controllers, and other volunteer positions.

Easter at LifeFamily Marble Falls

1901 Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls

Celebrate the life of Jesus Christ at several church services scheduled for 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. at LifeFamily Marble Falls

After services, kids can enjoy an on-site petting zoo before hunting for candy-filled eggs across church property.

Easter at Flat Creek

Flat Creek Estate Winery and Vineyard

24912 Travis Peak Trail in Marble Falls

Open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sip a glass of your favorite wine while the kids search for hidden eggs at Flat Creek Estate Winery and Vineyard on Easter Sunday.

The hunt begins at 2 p.m. Bring your own baskets.

nathan@thepicayune.com