An Easter tradition on the farm kicks off this weekend at Eckert's and EGG-Citement is in the air. Some of thelargestegg hunts in Southwestern Illinois will get underway at the Belleville farm the next three weekends.

"It's a tradition and we've been doing this for probably 15 years I bet so a lot of families have the tradition of coming out to Eckert's plus I think hunting the eggs in the orchard is kind of fun," said Jill Tantillo, Eckert's Farm.

Your kids canhavebreakfast with the Easter Bunny, decorate cookies, enjoy face painting, pet baby animals, take part in an egg hunt and more.

"Breakfast with the Bunny" costs $5 per child and the other "Easter Egg-Citement" activities are $10. For more information visit

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