Easter events coming to Manistee County

MANISTEE COUNTY — Easter events are happening throughout Manistee County this weekend:

  •  Bear Lake Community Easter Egg-Stravaganza, 11 a.m., Saturday, Hopkins Park at 7727 Hopkins Drive in Bear Lake;
  •  Blaine Christian Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., Saturday, Blaine Christian Church at 7018 Putney Road in Arcadia;
  • Brethren Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Saturday, Dickson Township Fire Station at 14270 Coates Highway in Brethren;
  • Manistee Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Saturday, Jefferson Elementary School at 515 Bryant Ave. in Manistee;
  • Pleasant Valley Easter Celebration, 11 a.m., Saturday, Pleasant Valley Community Center at 3586 Glovers Lake Road in Pleasanton Township; and
  • Wellston Community Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday at Crystal Lake Park in Wellston.

These events are all free of charge. For more information, contact the respective organization.

In Manistee, the Manistee Jaycees have organized the 15th annual Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt is for children up to 12 years old.

“It’s our kid-friendly event, and it’s pretty low-cost for us with the help of the community,” said Bridget Warnke, Manistee Jaycees president. “And it’s a lot of fun.”

Last year, around 400 children attended and the thousands of eggs were gone within minutes.


Posted by Sean Bradley

Sean is the city and cops and courts reporter for the News Advocate, he also is in charge of the entertainment and Reasons to Celebrate pages. He can be reached at (231) 398-3109 or sbradley@pioneergroup.com.

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