Lucas: Looking for an egg hunt?

By Mindy Lucas
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Families looking for signs of Peter Cottontail won’t have far to go this Easter.

Here are just a few of the area’s largest egg hunts coming up this weekend.

The Bluffton Area Community Association will hold its 5th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, on the baseball field at Bluffton High School, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton.

The free event will include food and giveaways.

For details call 843-368-6755.

Hunting Island State Park will hold its annual Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, at the park, 2555 Sea Island Parkway, Hunting Island. Registration for the free event is at 9 a.m. at the picnic shelter by the lighthouse.

The egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. and will feature hunts for ages 5 and younger and ages 6-12.

For details call 843-838-2011 or visit

The Island Recreation Association and Coastal Pediatric Dentistry will hold the Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head.

The event features an egg hunt broken out by age, carnival games, moon bounces, music and other children’s activities. The hunt begins at 11 a.m.

The event is $10 for ages 2-12. Concessions are sold separately.

For details call 843-681-7273 or visit

The Sea Pines Resort recreation department will offer an Easter Bunny Wagon Ride from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, off Greenwood Drive.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand for refreshments before the ride.

The wagon ride costs $16 for adults, $12 for ages 12 and younger.

Reservations are required. Call 843-842-1979 to reserve your spot.

The Sea Pines Resort and shops at Harbour Town also will offer a free Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Sunday, at the Gregg Russell Harbour Town playground, adjacent to Sea Pines Resort’s main parking lot and marina shops.

The Easter Bunny will be part of the festivities.

For details call 843-842-1979.

The Salty Dog Cafe will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, at the cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head.

The event will include prizes and candy for the kids from Jake the salty dog and the Easter Bunny.

The free event also will include children’s face painting and entertainment.

For details call 843-671-2233.

Shell Point Baptist Church will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at the church, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort.

The free event will include crafts, a hotdog lunch, the resurrection story and Easter egg hunt.

For details call 843-522-8616.