It’s April, Easter is around the corner, and the thrill of the (egg) hunt has stirred a primal hunger in children everywhere. But where, oh where, can a parent go to satisfy these chocolate-covered cravings? The options are as diverse as a bag of jelly beans – and, as the first listing proves, there’s something for everybody:
Saturday April 15th
Rio Verde Community Relations Community Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Rio Verde Community Relations Community is hosting their Annual Easter Egg Hunt for grandchildren and young visitors under the age of 8 years at noon on the North-west corner of the driving range. The hunt will take place in three age groups: ages 4 and under, ages 5 and 6, and ages 7 and 8. In each section, there will be a golden egg, and if they find the golden egg there will be a special prize.
Sunday April 16th
Hop on over to Flourish for their Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch!
Over 1,000 eggs will be scattered for little ones to find from the Easter Bunny himself! Then, come into Flourish and enjoy the Easter Brunch Buffet with delicious culinary creations – such as decadent bourbon honey mustard glazed spiral ham, pesto roasted leg of lamb, and more from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm! The CopperWynd Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10:30 am on the CopperWynd event lawn is free and open to the public. Children 12
and under can participate in the fun.
Easter Brunch Extravaganza at Mesquite Grill
Join Mesquite Grill for Easter Brunch on Sunday April 16th, beginning at 10:30 am for brunch, and their famous seafood display. The Chef’s creative entrees will include omelet, seafood, salad, and craving stations and hand crafted desserts. Dine in their award-winning patio, or in their spectacular dining roos. This event will sell out, so make sure to make your reservation early. The brunch is $54 dollars for adults, $20 children from 6-12 years, and children 5 and under are free. Call the Mesquite Grill for more details at 480-471-0438.
Easter Buffet at DC Bar and Grill
DC Bar and Grill’s annual Easter brunch will feature a variety of items from the DC Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs, Smoked Bacon, Sausage Links, Country Potatoes, Prime Rib, and other items. Their brunch costs $29.95 a person and that includes coffee, juice, and mimosas. The drink specials include $5 Tito’s Bloody Mary or screwdrivers. A fresh strawberry shortcake offers a sweet finale. Serving times are from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Reservations are required, please call 480-837-1561.
Wicked Six Bar & Grill Extended Breakfast Hours
Wicked Six Bar & Grill in Sunridge Canyon will celebrate the holiday with extended breakfast hours from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Serving Eggs Benedict, and various other breakfast items. Reservations are needed, please call 480-837-5396.
Easter Buffet at the Fireside Grill/ Lexington Hotel
Fireside Grill (located in the Lexington Hotel) will open its doors at 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Honey Glazed Ham, Chicken a La Minute, and Cod with Lemon Butter Sauce will be offered. The Easter Bunny will deliver a large selection of Sweet Secrets. The Easter Buffet prices for adults is $19.95, and for kids is $9.95. For reservations, please call 480-816-9047 or 602-349-1261.
Easter Champagne Brunch at Ahmala Mesquite Room
For its holiday brunch, Ahmala Mesquite Room at We-Ko-Pa Resort will prepare Cinnamon Swirl Banana French Toast, Tortilla Crusted Tilapia Topped with Shrimp Scampi, and Rosemary & Garlic Leg of Lamb, and Ahnala Smoked Salmon Pastrami. They’ll also have a la carte items such as omelets, pasta, crepe & waffle, and dessert stations. Brunch hours will run from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Easter Buffet prices are $45 for adults, and $15 for kids 12 and under. Call 480-789-5505 for reservations today.