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Easter Events in Nevada County 2017

Everyone has their own Easter traditions. Whether it’s dyeing eggs, attending a special church service, or just getting together with family, one thing that most people enjoy is Easter brunch. You can spend hours making your own brunch, or you can just make reservations and enjoy the ease of having a delicious meal out. Here’s a guide to the restaurants offering Easter Brunch this Sunday, April 16:

Alta Sierra Country Club
11897 Tammy Way, Alta Sierra
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Menu includes complimentary champagne, a carving station featuring roast prime rib with au jus, ham, and salmon, eggs Benedict, omelet station, French toast with caramelized apples, seasonal fresh fruit, assorted pastries, homemade sticky buns, fabulous desserts, and much more.

Two glasses of mimosa cocktail against bunch of flowers

Cost is $38 for adults, $19 for kids under 12, free for kids under 5. For reservations, call M-F (530) 273-2041or Sat/Sun (530) 273-2868.

The Holbrooke

212 W. Main St., Grass Valley
8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Menu includes roasted ham topped with pineapple glaze, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage patties, maple bacon, fresh herb Italian sausage medallion, Italian sausage & zucchini frittata, vegetarian quiche with roasted seasoned vegetables, pancakes, assorted berries, French toast with caramelized apples, biscuits and gravy, home fries, roasted red potatoes with fine herbs and caramelized onion, housemade desserts, cinnamon rolls, and bread pudding.

There will also be Easter eggs for the kids!

Cost is $30 for adults, $12 for kids. For reservations, call (530) 273-1353.

Hoover’s Restaurant at the National Hotel
211 Broad St., Nevada City
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Menu includes National favorites from their menu: Eggs Benedict, 49er breakfast, steak & eggs, Miner’s breakfast, National skillet, Eggs Orleans, specialty omelettes and specialty sandwiches for lunch. All breakfast entrees include juice, fresh fruit, fresh baked muffins, National Hotel potatoes and a glass of champagne.

Price varies per entrée. For reservations, call (530) 265-4551

Kane’s Family Restaurant

120 E. Main St., Grass Valley
11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Buffet Brunch Food Eating Festive Cafe Dining Concept

Menu includes a carving station with prime rib with au jus, leg of lamb with mint jelly, glazed ham, and salmon. Buffet with many delectable items such as jack and Ortega frittata, O’Brien potatoes, bacon, sausage, eggs Benedict, omelet and egg station, scones, Danish, muffins, rolls, fried southern chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, wild rice pilaf with cranberries, tortellini al forno, roasted veggies, fresh shrimp, antipasti, several types of salads, and a chocolate fountain.

There will also be live entertainment.

Cost is $49.95 for adults, $15.95 for kids. For reservations, call (530) 273-8111.

Different colorful snacks on a banquet table

The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Menu includes fresh baked pastries, a hot breakfast station, salad station, seafood station, carving station, Belgian waffles and eggs Benedict to order, and desserts to order which include fresh berry shortcake with vanilla ice cream, New York cheesecake with fresh strawberries, and Susie’s brownie with vanilla ice cream and Valrhona chocolate sauce. Price includes complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne per adult.

Cost is $39.95 for adults and $16.95 for kids. For reservations, call (530) 587-9455

Nevada City Elks Lodge #518
518 CA-49, Nevada City
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Menu includes champagne, omelet station, carved table side ham, bacon and sausage, biscuits and gravy, house made corned beef hash, bagels and lox, fresh fruit, French toast, pastries, and more.

Cost is $18 for adults, $7 for children under 12. For reservations, call (530) 265-4920.

Easter Egg Hunts
For kids, Easter means coloring eggs, getting lots of candy in baskets, and of course, hunting for eggs left by the Easter Bunny! If you are attending any of these egg hunts, make sure to bring your own basket. There are several events in Nevada County just for kids:

40th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by the Grass Valley Moose Lodge #2217 & WOTM Chapter 1767
Grass Valley Charter School Field

225 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley
Saturday, April 15Cute Little Boy Wearing Hat Enjoying His Easter Eggs on Picnic Blanket Outside in the Park.
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Enjoy face painting, a bounce house, and a balloon girl at this festive Easter event, followed by an egg hunt for toddlers-11 year olds. There will be thousands of eggs and prizes for the kids. And of course, the Easter Bunny will be there for photos.

Don Wasley Easter Egg Hunt
Nevada City Elks Lodge #518
518 Hwy 49-N, Nevada City
Saturday, April 15
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Prior to the egg hunt,

at 10:45 a.m., The Easter Bunny will arrive on a Nevada City Fire Department engine.  At the egg hunt, there will be three age groups: 0 to 4 years, 5 to 7, and 8 to 10.  The youngest group will hunt their eggs inside the building, while the two older groups will be outside.  Following the egg hunt, the children will have the opportunity to have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny and will be given a small gift.


Easter Eggstravaganza
The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee
Sunday, April 16
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Easter Bunny will be in Tahoe Donner for their annual Easter Eggstravaganza egg hunt. There will be plenty of eggs to go around for kids ages 12 and under. Come enjoy carnival games, spoon races, face painting, and a performance from Penney the Bunny.

Event Timeline:

Nursery children running across a field during their outdoor Easter egg hunt, they are wearing handmade hats and carrying baskets.

11 a.m. Start of event; Penney the Bunny entertains with comedy and magic show
11 a.m. –1 p.m. Games, crafts, face painting, and concessions (popcorn, cotton candy)
11:30 a.m. Easter Bunny arrives to meet guests and take pictures
11:45–12:45 p.m. Penney the Bunny performs; strolling entertainment
12 p.m. Egg Hunt begins for 0-2 years old
12:15 p.m. Egg Hunt begins for 3-5 years old
12:30 p.m. Egg Hunt begins for 6-8 years old
12:45 p.m. Egg Hunt begins for 9-12 years old
1 p.m. Conclusion of event

Penn Valley Easter Egg Hunt
Western Gateway Park
18650 Penn Valley Drive, Penn Valley
Saturday, April 15
9 a.m.-11 a.m.

This is a wonderful community Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny will arrive on a Penn Valley Fire Truck, and there will be special prizes and over 4000 eggs! The park is sectioned off for different age groups, so everyone gets to bring home some eggs. Bring your camera to take a photo with the Easter Bunny.  Coffee, hot chocolate and other breakfast items will be available.