LAWRENCE PIERCE | Sunday Gazette-Mail
Kids flocked to the Capitol Complex and South Charleston’s Oakes Field on Saturday for Easter celebrations. Landon Bailey, 4, scored big in the Easter egg hunt sponsored by the South Charleston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Women’s Club of South Charleston, including finding one of 25 gold eggs that could be redeemed for prizes.
There were long lines at the West Virginia Capitol for free Easter baskets and to register for the chance to win larger prizes.
There are 5,000 eggs spread out across Oakes Field in South Charleston, 25 of which are gold eggs that could be redeemed for prizes. The Easter egg hunt was sponsored by the South Charleston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Women’s Club of South Charleston.
Hundreds of kids line up Saturday at the Capitol Complex to have their picture taken with the Easter bunny.
Cody Daniels, 5, of Dunbar, found two gold eggs. Here, he redeems them with Sharen Deitz for two $5 prizes.
Sierra Hoose, 7, of Belle, was the first to get a hug from the Easter bunny Saturday at the Capitol.
A gold egg sits among many pastels.
The Easter celebration at the Capitol featured free food, face painting, games and a marbles tournament.