Mother’s Day Events 2015

Think of the grandma, aunt or mother-in-law in your life to whom you still turn for their invaluable wisdom. Consider your hard-working sister, your co-worker with the newborn or the neighbor who watches the kids when you run to the market.


Express your gratitude to these fabulous ladies in your life and declare your praise for women everywhere!



May 8


“Mamma” Concert by Michael DiMucci

Linden Place opening concert titled “Mamma” to be held in the historic ballroom, welcoming springtime and celebrating “Mamma” with a concert of traditional and contemporary Italian, Neapolitan and Italian-American piano songs. DiMucci will perform selections like “O Sole Mio,” “Come Back to Sorrento,” “Ahi! Marie,” “Mamma” and other crossover pieces. 7:30pm, Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St, Bristol.


May 9


Indulge:  Fashion & Fun For Moms

Kick off Mother’s Day weekend with the TLC and moment of indulgence every busy momma needs. Stock up on fashion and beauty advice, health & wellness tips and, of course, sales, sales, sales!  Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, 1 Premium Outlets Blvd, Wrentham, Mass.


Elisha Project Saturdays

Spend the afternoon preparing meals and decorating lunch bags for the hungry. Give the gift of a proper bite to eat and feed your soul some good karma with your momma. 10am – 1pm, The Elisha Project, 65 Newport Ave, Suite 6, Rumford.


May 9 & 10


Mother’s Day Flowers @ PVD Children’s Museum

A chance for the little ones to make something special for mom! Brighten up empty petals with touches of watercolor or recycle scraps of the past to create a truly unique bouquet. 11am – 2pm, PVD Children’s Museum, 100 South St, PVD.


Mom’s Day Weekend @ the Zoo

Show mom a wild time at the zoo this Mother’s Day! Moms enjoy free admission when attending with a paying child. Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, PVD.


May 10


Garden Help & Soil Testing

Give Mom the push she needs to ease her green thumbs back into the garden. Fill up her noggin with all the gardening info she needs to get going. The Master Gardeners are here to help with free soil analysis. Make mom and her baby plants proud! 10am – 12pm, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Rd, Middletown.


Gondola Trips Around The PVD Riverwalk

You don’t need to fly Mom to Italy to experience the elegance of Venetian gondolas. Flow through the PVD Riverwalk with wine, biscuits and Italian tunes. It’s a BYOB affair, so don’t forget to grab a bottle of Mom’s favorite bubbly on your way to the Creative Capital! 1 Citizens Plaza, PVD.


Mother’s Day Sail on the Adirondack II

The Adirondack II wants to show appreciation to mothers everywhere on this Mother’s Day by honoring them with a sail, a drink and a snack. Families get a leisurely sail around Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard an 80-foot pilot schooner. Mothers sail for half price with the purchase of a regular price ticket and everyone gets a snack. 12pm or 2pm, Bowen’s Wharf, America’s Cup Ave & Mill St, Newport.


50 Shades of Brunch


Seafood Brunch at Hemenway’s

Executive Chef Max Peterson has created dishes featuring locally sourced seafood and the freshest ingredients just for your mom. Showcasing time-honored recipes for ocean-fresh seafood and the New England bounty, the menu includes Steamed Manila Clams and Seafood-Stuffed Sole. Hemenway’s, 121 South Main St, PVD.


A la Carte Brunch and Dinner at Simone’s

Inspired dishes from the regular menu appear alongside holiday specials that feature the flavors of the season. Reservations are required if you want to get your paws on the house lobster bisque or smoked salmon Benedict. Your mom will love the lemon creme brulee. 9am, 11:30am, or 2pm, Simone’s, 275 Child St, Warren.


Local Delights Brunch and Dinner at Local 121

A brunch like no other featuring local delights! Highlights include strawberry johnnycakes, fish & chips Benedict, asparagus & more! Dinner includes a wide array of familiar Local 121 menu items. Brunch 10am – 2:30pm, Dinner 5 – 9pm, Local 121, 121 Washington St, PVD.


Fancified Variety Buffet Brunch at BLAZE

Chef-proprietor Phyllis Arffa adores his buffet, which includes everything from scrambled eggs (or tofu) to breakfast pastries, fruit, jambalaya, salmon teriyaki and BBQ. But the fun doesn’t end there. Four stations are featured: omelets, Belgian waffles, pasta and carving beef tenderloin. BLAZE, 775 Hope St, PVD.


Brunch Buffet at Marriott

Maybe you’re more likely to burn the house down than give mom breakfast in bed. Executive Chef Franco Paterno has you covered! Treat mom to some delicious eats and start a new family tradition. Don’t wait to make your reservations — space is limited! 11am, PVD Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St, PVD.


Boozy Brunch at George’s of Galilee

An elegant brunch buffet accompanied by strawberry champagne, passion fruit mimosas and George’s Spicy Tomato Basil Bloody Mary. The Belgian waffles and local roasted cod don’t sound half bad either! 10am – 2pm, George’s of Galilee, 250 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Galilee,


Farm-to-Table Brunch at Easy Entertaining

All tables are welcomed with a basket filled with fresh baked pastries and homemade jams to be followed by a gourmet, farm-to-table brunch. Mimosas, sangria and full wine/beer list available. 11am – 3pm, Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St, PVD.


Wine Brunch at Newport Vineyards

Enjoy a specially crafted menu by Blackstone Caterers with desserts from Fatulli’s Bakery & Deli at Newport Vineyards. Look out over the vineyard and enjoy wine tastings included with your meal, along with wine by the glass and Great White Sangria bar. And there’s live music from the Kane Brothers! 11am – 5pm, Meadow Room, Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown.


Natural Bounty Brunch at Waterman Grille

Executive Chef Tim McGrath of Waterman Grill, Providence’s premier waterfront dining destination, has created a Mother’s Day brunch full of New England’s best natural bounty. Guests can choose from an extensive array of dishes featuring locally sourced ingredients and fresh flavors. Trust us: The house-baked breakfast breads are worth it. 11am – 4pm, Waterman Grille, 4 Richmond Sq, PVD.


Narragansett Bay Brunch at The Mooring

Take in the stunning panoramic view of Narragansett Bay while enjoying a Mother’s Day special created by Executive Chef Michael Shkreli. Come for the view, stay for the great food! Mom will love it. The Mooring, Sayer’s Wharf, Newport.


British Brunch & Tea at The Duck & Bunny

Featuring a pre-fixe brunch with cocktail, appetizer, entree and dessert. If you’re feeling quaint, go for the Bunny Bleu Salad and Eggs Bun-a-Duck, but if you’re feeling in the mood for amazingness-carb-overload, go for the blueberry lemon scone and the Portuguese sweetbread French toast. Either way, you won’t be disappointed when you wash it all down with a sweet maxi cupcake. Brunch 10 – 4pm, Tea 4:30pm. 312 Wickenden St, PVD.