Mother’s Day Events in the Triangle!
Are you fretting about what to do this Mother’s Day? Whether you’re a mother whose appreciative family needs a few suggestions or a father who is out of ideas, the Triangle has a plethora of opportunities for the special lady in your life. These can include whole family events such as Mother’s Day brunch or something just for mom.
Cocktails and Social Dance Lessons
When: Fri, May 11, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Honeygirl Meadery
105 Hood Street #6
Durham, NC 27701
join Evianne Ballroom Studios and Honeygirl Meadery for an exciting Friday afternoon full of Strawberry Mead / Champagne cocktails and dancing lessons! The Salsa, Bachata and ChaCha are on the menu while you sample the latest cocktails. No partner, experience or equipment required!
Cost: $10 each. Tickets
“HOT MAMA LLAMA” MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
When: MAY 13 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where:The State Club
2450 Alumni Drive ·Suite 114
Raleigh, NC 27606
Cost: $32.95++ Adults ~ $14.95++ Children ages 7 – 12 years
Don’t Miss the “Boho” Chic Brunch Buffet with special guests from Perry Farm Alpacas for photo opts and a shopping extravaganza of fiber products!
Mother’s Day Tea Party
When: Sat, June 23, 2018
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Where: The Raleigh Room at Wendell Falls Farmhouse
320 Vintage Point Lane
Wendell, NC 27591
This is a tea party followed by a children’s fashion show. You will receive a take home memory, including a tea cup and saucer, and a simple special mother-daughter surprise gift. All ages welcome.
Eighth Annual Emily K Center Mother’s Day Ball
When: Sat, May 19, 2018, 6:00 PM –
Sun, May 20, 2018, 12:00 AM EDT
Where: Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
3001 Cameron Boulevard
Durham, NC 27705
500 guests will convene at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club for an evening of fine dining, dancing, and celebration of the students, families, and achievements of Emily K Center.
Online sales have closed and limited tickets are available. Please contact Sarah Brockett directly to purchase tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-680-0308
Cost: $250 per person or $3,000 for a table of ten with preferred seating. All tickets include a cocktail hour, seated dinner, dancing, and entertainment until midnight. Proceeds benefit the Emily K Center and its mission to inspire students to dream big, act with character and purpose, and reach their potential as leaders in the community.
SO Many Paint and Sips devoted to mom maybe painting something while drinking wine or some other beverage or nothing at all!
If you just want a nice breakfast with maybe unlimited mimosa’s there are many options available to you around the region! You won’t be alone however, so expect sold out reservations and parking issues. If your destination does not take reservations remember to come extra early for seating opportunities or prepare to be hungry and grumpy.
Check out OpenTable for your one-way ticket to brunch. You can reserve on their website.
If gardens and nature are on mom’s agenda, the Triangle has many options available. Some locations even have Mother’s Day specific events this weekend. Here are a few options:
Duke Gardens, Durham
Historic Yates Mill County Park, Raleigh
Raleigh Rose Garden, Raleigh
N.C. Museum of Art Museum Park, Raleigh
Eno River State Park, Durham
Brumley Forest Nature Preserve, Chapel Hill
North Carolina Botanical Garden Chapel Hill
Greensboro Gardens Greensboro (There are several lovely gardens in the Greensboro area to enjoy)
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area Chatham/Wake County (Jordan Lake has a long list of attractions from State Park programming to boating/swimming/hiking, etc. Make sure to check out the Talking Trees Interpretative Trail)
Lower Haw River State Natural Area Pittsboro
Weymouth Woods Sandhills State Nature Preserve, Southern Pines
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Hillsborough
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