Egg hunts in Essex
and at the UVM Farm
in South Burlington will entertain little scavengers looking to fill their baskets.
Eggs serve a different purpose at Montshire Museum's annual Egg Drop Contest
, where participants create protective containers for the fragile ovoids, then see if they can survive an 18-foot fall.
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center's Mudfest
, a 16-day celebration of Vemont's fifth season, commences on Saturday with a mess of fun activities including worm exploration, mud tables and a "mud fling" every afternoon.
Vehicle-obsessed kids can get up close and personal with shiny trucks at Big Rig Day
in Swanton on Saturday morning.
Families can fill up on Sunday morning at an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast
benefitting the Williston Fire Department.
Lost Children of the Far Islands
, Emily Raabe's magical debut novel for kids ages 8-12, is fêted
by the Flying Pig Bookstore at Shelburne Town Hall on Sunday afternoon.
Easter is still more than a week away, but there are a gaggle of events devoted to the incredible, edible egg this weekend.