The Garden Cafeteria in the Visitor Pavilion will offer brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $15.95 for adults, $13.95 for senior citizens, $8.95 for children under 12. Other activities are included in the museum's general admission of $6 for adults, $4.50 for senior citizens and ages 12 to 16, $1.50 for ages 5 to 11, free for children 4 and under. The museum remains open until 5 p.m. Winterthur is on state Route 52, six miles north of Wilmington. For information, call (800) 448-3883.
White House Easter Egg Roll
On Easter Monday, children ages 8 and under are invited to take part in the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Easter Egg Roll was started by First Lady Dolley Madison in the early 1800s and has since become an annual event.
Puppeteer Shari Lewis will be the guest host for the stage entertainment, which includes performers from the Washington Ballet, the cast of "The Secret Garden" and Ringling Brothers Circus. Clowns and magicians will also be on hand to entertain the children, and storytellers will read books in special story corners. Other attractions include egg coloring, magic shows, a petting zoo, military bands and mural painting. The highlight of the event is the egg hunt. Many of the eggs are signed by famous people, including the President and First Lady. The event is traditionally attended by President and Mrs. Bush and the Vice President and Mrs. Quayle and their children and grandchildren.
Children must be accompanied by an adult, but no more than two adults per group of children. Lines form at southwest visitors' gate as early as 6 a.m. Admission is free. Call (202) 456-2322.
Egg hunt at Catoctin park
The annual Easter Egg Hunt at Catoctin Mountain Zoological Park near Thurmont will take place Saturday morning. Gates open at 9 a.m., and activities run until noon.
The eggs will be hidden in four areas of the park, with the first hunt scheduled at 10 a.m. for children of kindergarten age and under and a second hunt at 11 a.m. for older children. A marionette show, clowns, balloons and face painting are other attractions. The Easter Bunny will be on hand. Snacks such as popcorn and peanuts will be for sale.
Admission is $4 per person. The park is on U.S. Route 15, 12 miles north of Frederick. For information, call (301) 271-7488.