Another Easter filled with egg-hunting, chocolate-eating, and
(hopefully) warm weather is right around the corner. (It’s Sunday, April
20, if you want to get technical.) From the Inner Harbor all the way
out to Frederick, you can’t go anywhere without finding a scavenger hunt
or bunny breakfast. Be on the lookout for these events:
>> APR. 11-21: 7TH ANNUAL PEEPSHOW
Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. 410-848-7272. carrollcountyartscouncil.org. Enjoy treats, souvenirs, and a sweet display of hundreds of works of art made from the marshmallow candies.
>> APR. 12: BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy. 8:30-10:30 a.m. $5-12. 410-727-4808. thebmi.org. Munch a continental breakfast, search for eggs, watch a holiday film, and get your picture snapped with the Easter bunny.
>> APR. 12-13, 17-19, 21, 26-27: 19TH ANNUAL BUNNYLAND
Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $6.75-8.75. 301-972-3299. butlersorchard.com. Take a hayride in Bunnyland, hunt for eggs, participate in the Rubber Ducky Derby, and visit Butler’s very own Country Bunny.
>> APR. 13 & 19: EASTER ON THE FARM
Crumland Farms, 7612 Willow Rd., Frederick. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free-$9. 301-845-8099. crumland.com. Hop on down for egg hunts, a mini-carnival, hay rides through the Bunny Trail, and visits with the Easter Bunny.
>> APR. 18-19: BUNNY BREAKFAST & TRAIN RIDE
B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $21-34. 410-752-2490. borail.org, Reservations required. Enjoy a buffet in the Roundhouse, story time, and carousel rides, plus photos and a train ride with the Easter bunny.
>> APR. 18-20: MARY SUE CANDIES BUNNY BONANZOO
Waterfowl Lake Pavilion at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Dr. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with admission ($12.50-17.50). 443-552-5276. marylandzoo.org. Live entertainment, games, crafts, and free egg hunts. Each participating child can redeem his or her eggs for Mary Sue chocolate eggs.
>> APR. 19: BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
Mansion House at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Dr. 8:30-10 a.m. Free-$35. 443-552-5276. marylandzoo.org. Enjoy a hot breakfast, plus photo-ops with the Easter bunny and animal encounters.
>> APR. 19: CROMWELL VALLEY PARK EASTER EGG HUNT
Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd., Parkville. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. 410-887-2503. cromwellvalleypark.org. There will be four egg hunts divided by age groups, plus crafts, family games, and egg dyeing.
>> APR. 19: EASTER BASKET MAKING
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. 2-3 p.m. Free. 410-396-1580. prattlibrary.org. Celebrate with a program about international Easter traditions, an Easter story, and basket-making.
>> APR. 19: FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNTS
Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr. 6-8 p.m. (ages 5-12), 8-9 p.m. (ages 10 and up) $3-5. 410-887-4156. relpnc.org. Registration required. Use your night vision and a flashlight to find hidden eggs along the Robert E. Lee Park trails.
>> APR. 19-20: EGG HUNT AND CRAFT WEEKEND
Clark’s Elioak Farm, 10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. $5. 410-730-4049. clarklandfarm.com. Enjoy continuous egg hunts for varying age groups, Easter crafts, gem-mining, and geode-cracking.