Easter events abundant this weekend
Promotional photo from Silver Leaf Lodge's Easter Egg Fest
By Chloe Gregg
After weeks of cold and rainy days, the weather is finally turning around, and with it comes spring and Easter.
With the holiday coming up this weekend, tons of fun family events, Easter egg hunts and Easter dinners are available all around Lansing for locals to enjoy.
Here are just a few events going on:
Saddleback Easter Feasts: Saddleback at 1147 S. Washington Ave. Available from April 15 to 17. Each feast will come with smoked ham, mac & cheese, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls and stuffing. There are four different feast options to choose from: Full Feast, Half Feast, Full Ham ONLY and Half Ham ONLY. Prices range from $60 to $220. Visit here to order.
Easter Egg Hunt: Our Savior Lutheran Church & School at 7910 E. St. Joe Highway. Open April 16 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. This event is free for children ages 3 to 12 and their families to enjoy. There will be crafts, activities and gifts during the event. Find more information here.
Beggar’s Easter Brunch Buffet: Beggar’s Banquet at 218 Abbot Road in East Lansing. Open April 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch costs $37 for adults, $18.50 for children ages 3 to 10, and free for children under 3. Find more information here.
Easter Egg Fest: Silver Leaf Lodge at 5334 S. Martin Luther King. Open April 18th from 10 a.m. to noon. This event is free to guests and there will be free food, parking, and baskets for children ages 2 to 10. Find more information here.
Hippity Hop 5K: Potter Park Zoo at 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Open April 16th from 10 a.m. to noon. Race entry fees are $15 for children and $25 for adults, which includes entrance into the zoo. Events included are an Easter egg hunt, crafts, the 5K, and visits with the Easter Bunny. For more information or to get tickets, visit the website.
The race director for Hippity Hop 5K, Kevin Bucci, said he is excited for the upcoming event.
“It is a fundraiser for the Child Benefit Fund, which is a nonprofit that benefits at-risk children and families involved with the Family Court,” Bucci said. “All of the proceeds go directly to families.”
Be sure to check out some of these events.