Easter is a great time to spend with family and friends. The best part is there are many ways to have a good time during the Easter Weekend. Whether it's hiding easter eggs, painting easter eggs, hunting eggs, going to church, and so much more...

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  • The rabbit was first associated with Easter in German writings during the 1500s. Germany was also the first country to have edible Easter bunnies in the early 1800s.
  • Many believe Americans learned about the Easter Bunny in the 1700s from German immigrants who settled in the Pennsylvania Dutch country.
  • The original tradition was that the Easter Bunny would lay colorful eggs in the yards of good children. It’s been said that kids would prepare for the visit by creating a nest out of leaves, grass, or even their caps and bonnets.
  • There are 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies made for Easter each year
  • Confectioner’s make 16 billion jelly beans for Easter
  • Five million marshmallow chicks and bunnies are made each day in preparation for Easter
  • Chocolate eggs for Easter were first made in Europe in the 19th century.
  • When enjoying chocolate Easter bunnies, 76 percent of people eat the ears first.

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.Sam Houston Jones State Park will be having a massive celebration over the weekend as they are going to host multiple Easter Egg hunts. Then, to close out the night, they will have a movie night and will be showing the movie HOP. The event will take place on Friday.

For More Information about the Easter Extravaganza, CLICK HERE.

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