Dear Mom

Mother’s Day weekend (May 10-11) contains myriad special events for mom.

By Alex McGuire - May 2014

Mother's Day Events

Mother’s Day weekend (May 10-11) contains myriad special events for mom.

By Alex McGuire - May 2014

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Mother’s Day coverage sponsored by Hyatt Regency Baltimore

MAY 6: KIDS CLUB: FLOWERPOT DECORATING FOR MOMMY

Whole Foods Market, 200 Harker Place, Suite 100, Annapolis. 11-11:45 a.m. $10. 410-573-1800. wholefoodsmarket.com. Decorate a flowerpot for mommy and enjoy complimentary snacks. For ages 3-5.

MAY 10: MOTHER’S DAY TOUR

Mount Clare Museum House, 1500 Washington Blvd. 2 p.m. $15. 410-837-3262. mountclare.org. Half-priced tours are available for mothers, grandmothers, mothers-in-law and all special ladies.

MAY 10: MOTHER’S DAY TEA

Mount Clare Museum House, 1500 Washington Blvd. 2 p.m. $15. 410-837-3262. mountclare.org. Take a tour of the museum house before enjoying afternoon tea with finger sandwiches and baked goods.

MAY 10: MOTHER’S DAY TEA, SCONES & GARDENS

Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Rd., Woodstock. 10 a.m. $5-10. 410-465-8877. hcconservancy.org. Stroll through the numerous niche gardens at the Conservancy and learn about their design and plantings. Refresh yourself with bottomless tea and fresh Scottish scones.

MAY 10: MOTHER’S DAY MARKET

Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agricultural Center Dr., Westminster. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 410-848-6704. carrollcountyagcenter.com. Indulge in local homegrown fruits and vegetables, handmade jams, jellies, dips, candies, and baked goods.

MAY 10: ANIMAL MOTHERS

Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd. 1-2:30 p.m. $2-4. 410-887-2503. cromwellvalleypark.org. Learn how four-legged moms take care of their children in this meet and greet with wild animals, including the only marsupial mother in North America.

MAY 10-11: MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE

TALMAR Gardens at Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd. Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 410-887-2503. cromwellvalleypark.org. Flowers, vegetables, herbs, started planters and more will be available at the annual sale.

MAY 10-11: MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND PICNIC

Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes. Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free-$15. 410-592-5015. boordy.com. Make Mom feel special with a picnic out in wine country. Enjoy wine samplings, live music, and food from Carl’s Catering and Prigel Family Creamery.

MAY 11: THE PROFESSIONAL DIVA PRESENTS, “A MOTHER’S DAY EMPOWERING BRUNCH”

Hyatt Place Hotel, 4730 Painters Mill Rd., Owings Mills. 2-5 p.m. $35. 410-992-2114. the-professional-diva.com. Branding consulting firm hosts holiday brunch.

MAY 11: MOTHER’S DAY BIRDWALK

Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd. 9 a.m. Free. 410-887-2817. marshypoint.org. Explore the park and learn about the estuary with Marshy Point’s expert bird watchers.

MAY 11: 43RD ANNUAL HISTORIC HARBOR HOUSE TOUR OF FELLS POINT

Fells Point Visitor Center, 1724 Thames St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $15-20. 410-675-6750. Take a self-guided tour of the quaint streets and darling domiciles of our historic maritime community.

MAY 11: ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY TEA

Tea on the Tiber, 8081 Main St., Ellicott City. 12 & 3 p.m. $45. 410-480-8000. teaonthetiber.com. Head to Ellicott City for tea, soup, salad, appetizers, sandwiches, dessert, and a special gift.

MAY 11: CARRIAGE RIDES AT HAMPTON

Hampton National Historic Site, 535 Hampton Ln., Towson. 12-4 p.m. Free-$10. 410-823-1309 ext. 251. nps.gov/hamp. Take mom on a spin around the grounds of stately Hampton National Historic Site in a horse-drawn carriage.

MAY 11: A MOTHER’S LOVE: THE SHOW

Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore Ave. 5 p.m. $50-90.95. 800-653-8000. ticketmaster.com. Don’t miss this spring’s premiere soul and gospel concert, featuring Gladys Knight, Marvin Sapp, Tamela Mann, James Fortune, and Tasha Cobbs.

MAY 11: “SIGNS” OF SPRING

Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills. 1-2:30 p.m. Free-$10. 443-738-9220. explorenature.org. Take Mom on a hike through Irvine’s beautiful trails and learn some basic sign language along the way.


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