Exceptionally ‘Egg-normus!’

Published 11:36 am Thursday, April 6, 2023

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GATES – It’s billed as a family-fun event for all ages.

The Gates County Community Events Group has put together an Easter Egg Hunt/Vendor Event planned for Saturday, April 8 at Easons Crossroads Ballpark, located at 38 Medical Center Road.

Vendors will be set up from 9 am until 3 pm for your shopping and eating pleasure. Several groups will have games for the kids to play and enjoy with prizes while supplies last.

The Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 12 noon with over 4,000 eggs waiting to be discovered. There are plenty of empty Easter baskets for the kids.

As of Monday, March 27, the following vendors have committed to the event: Scentsy, Tupperware, Mama Fox Crafts, Orgami Owl, My Red Door Decor, Art By Tammy Lassiter, Girl Scouts, Pampered Chef, Made By Em, Its My Turn, Mayhem Meadow, The Teal Doxy, Weichert Realtor, Meri-lin, Linda’s Jams & Jellies, Color Street, Berry Personalized Care, Meade Tax Service, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Taras Country Creations, Cool Spring Baptist Church, The Way Church, and Gates County Sheriff’s Office.

Food vendors are Tempting Treats & Gifts, LLC, We Grill It, The Sweet Shop, Love, Community & Fellowship, and Wanda’s Kreations, LLC.

Additionally, the event will feature a “Cruise-In” for those wishing to show off their car, truck or motorcycle.

Event organizers have issued a special thank you to the following community partners who have donated either money or items to help make this a success:

Gates County Farm Bureau

Art By Tammy Lassiter

Carroll Hobbs

The Kernel Pops

Sunbury Boutique

Althea Riddick

Corapeake Collision

Southern Bank

Gates County Chamber of Commerce

Susan & Roger Ward

Trish Gregory

Gates Milling

Oak Grove Church

Tempting Treats & Gifts, LLC

Tubbys Towing

Denise Finchum

Felton Outland Farming

Patty & Robert Parker

New Middle Swamp Missionary Baptist Church

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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