ROBERTSDALE, Alabama -- Several area churches and civic groups in Central and North Baldwin are planning events to celebrate the upcoming Easter season. Events include:
Wales West Cottontail Express has been rolling since March 23 and concludes next weekend at Wales West Light Railway, 13670 Smiley St., Silverhill.
Every Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Cottontail Express pulls out of our train station and makes its determined way across the awakening landscape of Baldwin County.
The experience also includes an Easter egg hunt, treats and refreshments, and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
Admission is free for ages 2 and under. For all others, the cost is $15 per person. Group rates are available. For more information call 251-232-2322; or go to waleswest.com to purchase tickets.
Marlow United Methodist Church will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at the church, corner of County Road 9 and County Road 28.
All children in the community ages grade six and under are invited to come join us for some Easter fun.
Please bring your own basket. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 251-988-8563.
Silverhill First Baptist Church will host its annual Community Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at Silverhill Heritage Kids Park, corner of South Avenue and First Street.
The event will include an age-divided egg hunt with prizes, inflatables, candy, hot dogs, chips and lemonade.
For more information visit the Silverhill First Baptist Church Facebook page.
Alabama 200 Bicentennial Pre-Easter Festival will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at Bicentennial Park, 51233 Alabama 225, Stockton.
The event includes pony rides, a historical Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, face painting, train rides and hay rides. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand to greet young visitors and for photo opportunities.
Admission is free. For more information contact the Baldwin County Department of Archives & History, 251-580-1897.
Easter Eggstravaganza, hosted by The Lighthouse of Baldwin County, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 19 at Garrett Park in Robertsdale.
Join The Lighthouse in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. Activities include jump houses, pony rides, face-painting, free sno cones just for children and Easter egg hunts separated into age-appropriate zones. A kiddie pool is also available stuffed with Easter eggs for those 2 and under.
Egg hunt begins promptly at 11 a.m. For more information call 251-947-3414. For more information on this and other upcoming events visit The Lighthouse of Baldwin County’s page on Facebook.
Easter egg hunt, hosted by the Town of Loxley and coordinated by The Loxley Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and the Loxley Church of God, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20 at Loxley Municipal Park, 4198 Municipal Park Drive, off of Alabama 59.
The event will include several fun activities for children of all ages. For more information call the fire department, 251-964-6000, the church, 251-964-6604 or town hall, 251964-6444.
Town of Summerdale Easter Egg Hunt will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Community Center Park, 300 W Jackson Ave. For more information call Town Hall at 251-989-6202.