An Easter to Remember

Easter 2020 will be like no other – no packed pews at church services, no Easter buffets and no large-scale egg hunts. However, with planning and social distancing, you and your family can still have an Easter to remember.

Celebrate Holy Week virtually. Churches and other places of worship in the Charleston area are offering online services. Check out our #teamcharlestonwv blog, “Online Worship Services in the Charleston Area” for more info.

Berry Hills Country Club is offering its annual Easter Brunch to go. For $20/person choose an entrée, two sides and a dessert, plus get house salad and rolls. BHCC begins taking orders Wednesday, April 8. Call 304-744-1393 Ext 205; pick up Saturday or Sunday.

Johnnie’s Fresh Meat Market inside Capitol Market is your go-to for spiral ham and leg of lamb. You also can purchase “adult Easter baskets,” bags filled with steaks, seasonings and other goodies to make your holiday special. Johnnie’s has modified its hours, so check the Facebook page for updates. Basket orders can be placed through April 8 for pick up April 9-11. Other open Capitol Market businesses include The Purple Onion, The Wine Shop and Fresh Seafood Company. Order ahead and make it a one-stop shopping trip. They’ll even deliver curbside.

No Easter basket is complete without chocolate! The physical Holl’s Swiss Chocolates in Capitol Market is closed, but you can order online at

Hot cross buns, anyone? Charleston Bread is baking Easter deliciousness Wednesday, April 8 and Saturday, April 11. Call 304-720-3022 to place an order.