Freshly-made chocolate bunnies at the Lake Champlain Chocolates factory in Burlington, Vt. will most likely lose their ears first this Easter. 

Toby Talbot / The Associated Press 2011

Spring has sprung, and Easter events are popping up with festive brunches, pictures with the Easter bunny, and of course, egg hunts, all gathered for you in one basket.

Special events can change, book up, or may have restrictions like seating times, so calling venues directly. Making reservations is always strongly recommended, any may be required. Prices exclude tax, gratuity or service charges, and may be subject to change. Events are on April 20 unless otherwise noted.

Holiday dining

Acacia Real Food and Cocktails — 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Bakery items, salads, made-to-order omelets, iced seafood and entrees including rotisserie-fired leg of lamb, Scottish salmon and honey ham. Reservations required. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $49.95; $24 for ages 5-10; free 4 and under. 232-0101.

Agustin Kitchen — 100 S. Avenida del Convento. Regular menu and prix fixe including prime rib or grilled salmon, heirloom carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for dessert. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. $39. 398-5382.

Arizona Family Restaurant — 80 W. Esperanza Blvd., Green Valley. Full menu and specials including oven-roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham or leg of lamb dinner for $15.99, or 15-ounce prime rib dinner for $22.99. Kids’ meals available. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $15.99 and up. 625-3680.

Cactus Rose, Doubletree Hotel Tucson by Hilton at Reid Park — 445 S. Alvernon Way. Eggs Benedict, omelet station, seafood stand and carving station. Desserts include chocolate-dipped Peeps. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $45.95; $19.95 ages 6-12; free 5 and under. 323-5220.

Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails — 135 S. Sixth Ave. Three courses with multiple choices for each course. 10:30 a.m. Last seating at 1:30 p.m. $35; $17.95 children 12 and under. 623-7700.

Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch — 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Buffet and Easter Bunny, kids corner, homemade lollipops, special desserts and make-your-own cookie. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $65; $32.50 ages 7-14; free 6 and under. 529-3500.

Harvest Moon — Oro Valley Marketplace, 12125 N. Oracle Road, Suite 105. Regular menu and specials. Complimentary dessert. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $10-$20. 825-5351.

Kingfisher Bar and Grill — 2564 E. Grant Road. Regular menu and specials. Regular late night menu from 10 p.m. to midnight. 5 p.m.-midnight. $15 and up. 323-7739.

McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Family Post 109 — 15921 S. Houghton Road, Corona de Tucson. Breakfast foods, children’s pricing available. Benefits community and veterans. 7-11 a.m. $8. 762-5652.

McMahon’s Prime Steakhouse — 2959 N. Swan Road. Pastries, fruit, omelet station and desserts. Entrees include New York strip, glazed ham and carved leg of lamb. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $34.95. 327-7463.

Metropolitan Grill — 7892 N. Oracle Road. Three courses including pan-fried eggplant for $18.95 or wok-charred sea scallops for $29.95. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $18.95 and up. 531-1212.

Old Pueblo Grille — 60 N. Alvernon Way. Assorted pastries and fruits, salads, Hatch green chile mac and cheese, chicken, ham or beef and desserts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $23.95; $11.95 children 12 and under. 326-6000.

Omni Tucson National — 2727 W. Club Drive. Pastries, charcuterie, egg station, carving station and desserts. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $35; $15 children 12 and under. 297-2271.

The Parish Gastropub — 6453 N. Oracle Road. Limited dinner menu all day with specials including “Easter Basket Rabbit,” grilled onion quiche, and pork belly and poached eggs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $14-$22. 797-1233.

Radisson Suites Tucson Hotel: Breeze Restaurant — 6555 E. Speedway. Four courses starting with seared lump crab cakes and salad, entrees include choice of lamb or pistachio-crusted halibut. Regular menu and children’s menu available. 11 a.m.-midnight. $32.95. 731-1414.

Siganture Grill at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa — 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Items from all the restaurants on property; Signature Grill, Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar and Primo. Free valet parking, reservations required. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $65; $25 ages 6-12; free 5 and under. 791-6064.

Tohono Chul Park — 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Made-to-order egg station, signature quiches, carved roasts and seafood, and dessert buffet. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $44.95; $13.95 ages 10-5; free 5 and under. 333-9209.

Viscount Suite Hotel — 4855 E. Broadway. Bunnies and baby chicks for the kids to see and pet, and a buffet including breakfast, entrees and desserts. Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Reservations required. $35.95 adults; $13.95 ages 6-12; free 5 and under. 745-6500.

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa — 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. Featuring leg of lamb, prime rib and glazed ham; children’s menu available. Easter egg hunt with Easter bunny at 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Seatings at 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. $49; $19 ages 5-12; Free under 5. 577-5868.

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa — 245 E. Ina Road. In the Sonoran Ballroom with chilled seafood, beef salpicon salad, swordfish, roasted leg of lamb and Key Lime pie. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $59; $25 ages 5-11; free 4 and under. 297-1151.

Family Activities

Seventh Annual Easter Egg Hunt — Bear Canyon Open Air Market, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Easter Bunny will be ready for pictures with a $5 donation to Pima Paws for Life. Easter-egg hunt with prizes, art and produce vendors, organic eggs and breads and baked goods for sale. Dog-friendly. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 19. Age 8 and younger for egg hunt. 982-2645.

Community Easter Egg Hunt — Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, 500 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley. Games, crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Divided into age categories. 9 a.m. April 19. Free. 297-8297.

Easter Children’s Event — Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S. Sixth Ave. Make crafts including Easter baskets, bunny masks, ornaments and frames. Egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. in the courtyard. Separate areas for ages 4 and under and 5 and older. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 19. $8. 792-9985.

Egg-stordinary Easter — Bookmans, 6230 E. Speedway. The Easter Bunny has a big basket of eggs to hide and needs help finding them. Easter egg hunt goes until every egg is found. Snacks, story time and craft follows. 2-4 p.m. April 19. Free. 748-9555.

Kids Gardening and Easter egg hunt — Harlow Gardens, 5620 E. Pima St. Kids can plant a flower in an Easter basket and hunt for eggs in the gardens. Egg hunts at 10, 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. April 19. Free. 298-3303.

Easter Celebration — Avalon Organic Gardens and EcoVillage, 2074 Pendleton Drive, Tumacacori. Easter egg hunt, hayride, refreshments, and live entertainment. Benefits Global Community Communications Schools for Teens and Children. 9-11 a.m. pony rides; 11 a.m. Easter egg hunt and full event begins. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Suggested donations: $7; $5 teens; $3 kids 11 and under. Pony rides $5. 603-9932.