Patch Picks is here with some local ideas to celebrate Mother's Day this weekend.
Browse a Garden Sale
Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is hosting a spring fair and garden sale to benefit the . Sure you could go pick something out for mom, but you could also take the whole family and spend some time browsing and picking things out some flowers, herbs, and garden supplies together at the sale. Local crafters will also have their creations for sale and there will be activities for kids.
Enjoy a Special Morning Out
For some, Mother's Day brunch is a great tradition and the perfect way to come together to celebrate mom. will be having a Mother's Day brunch from 11:30 am to 3 pm on Sunday. Enjoy their a la carte Sunday brunch menu or a three-course tasting menu sure to be an elegant way to celebrate the day.
Get Pampered for a Cause
in Stamford has partnered with PAWS animal rescue to host on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Start your celebration early with a Saturday afternoon at the spa or purchase a gift certificate or gift basket for an indulgent Mother's Day gift that will also help PAWS continue their work rescuing dogs and cats. 10% of all proceeds go to PAWS.
Wander an Exhibit
Mother's Day is all about spending some time together, so if your mom likes art or history, why not use the day to check out a local museum or art exhibit? has a new exhibit, "The Nature of Our Collections" in the Bendell Mansion displays some of the unique items that have been saved and donated to the Museum over the years (Sunday11 am-5 pm), the Pierce Ball Gallery's current exhibit The "Art of the Car" features works of three Connecticut artists (Sunday 1-5 pm), and the 12th Annual Vivian & Stanley Reed Marine Show opens this weekend at the (Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.).
Say it with Chocolate
If you haven't made it int0 , this could be the perfect time. Pick up some chocolate roses, a lavish assortment, or a few special treats to enjoy together on Mother's Day. Plan ahead and enjoy at home — the store is closed on Sundays.