Georgetown chamber’s popular Easter event blooms in March

GEORGETOWN – The 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, organized by the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, is set for March 26.

The popular event will from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nutter Marvel Carriage Museum located on 510 S. Bedford St. in Georgetown.

Egg hunts for kids in various age categories (under 12 years old) kickoff at noon.

This year over 6,000 candy-filled eggs will be “hidden” on the Museum grounds, according to Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karen Duffield.

In addition to the fee egg hunts, for $3 children can enjoy unlimited activity on the moon bounce, face painting and rides on Lil’ Toot the Train.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny in a delightful Easter frame are only $5.

Food and refreshments will also be available for purchase as well as beautiful plants for special Easter gifts.

16 Egg Hunt Farmer McGregor

Children listen to the “The Misadventures of Peter Rabbit in Farmer McGregor’s Garden” as presented by Sussex County Master Gardener and puppeteer Brent Marsh.

An added feature this year is an award-winning puppet show presented by the Sussex County Master Gardeners called, “Peter Rabbit’s Misadventures in Farmer McGregor’s Garden.”

“This is a delightful program aimed at educating and entertaining kids of all ages-all for free!” said Ms. Duffield.

And there is the annual Coloring Contest. To enter, visit the Chamber’s website at and download this year’s picture and get coloring. All entries must be received by March 23 to be judged, and all ‘Coloring Champions’ will be recognized and awarded prizes at the Easter Egg Hunt.

Sponsors of this year’s event are Nanticoke Health Services, Fulton Bank, The Insurance Market, Servpro of Sussex County, Wilmington University, Perdue Farms, Sussex Eye Center, County Bank, M&T Bank, Floyd A. Megee Motors, Sussex County Post, Georgetown Air Services, Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, Del-One Credit Union, Georgetown Air Services, Walmart, NRG Energy and Barton’s Grand Rental.

For more information, please call the Chamber at 856-1544 or visit

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