Mother’s Day Weekend Events in Maryland That’ll Leave Lasting Memories!
Yay, it’s the day that most moms look forward to, Mother’s Day. The one day out of 365 when only you matter. When cards, gifts, breakfast in bed, brunch, flowers, spa treatments and kisses from the Littles await you! Since I know most of you will be busy celebrating in your own special way this weekend, I’m listing just a few family friendly events in the Maryland and DC area. As always, be sure to check the event site before heading out!
Mother’s Day Story Time
Barnes and Noble
May 13 | 11 am
Special Mother’s Day story time featuring the book “How to Raise a Mom.”
Watkins Nature Center
May 13 | 10 am
Nature-themed puppet show & meet an animal.
MAKEbreak Mother’s Day Frame + Free Instax Photo
May 13 | 1pm
Take a MAKEbreak! Buy the frame and Michael’s will provide everything to decorate including your very own picture using Fujifilm Instax cameras!
Mother’s Day Concert
Creative Alliance – Baltimore
May 13 | 12:30pm
$10 in advance/$13 at the door
Milkshake and Creative Alliance host a pre- Mother’s Day Concert and mini-fair with organizations that are pro-mom and pro family. Oh, and every mom gets a flower and some chocolates.
An Introduction to Taiko, the Art of Japanese Drumming
May 13 | 2pm
Learn more about the instruments, the use of one’s voice in taiko, as well as a bit of Japanese history and vocabulary. Performances include the chance for volunteers to get up and try their hand at playing these BIG drums!
The Jungle Book
April 22 – May 28
Cost: $12 -$30
The story of Mowgli and his friends, Baloo the goofy bear, and Bagheera, the savvy Jaguar is told in this dynamic children’s stage play. How will Mowgli escape from the deep, dark well? And, how will he save himself when Shere Kahn turns the wolf pack against him? Kipling’s timeless classic deals with very timely issues in this lively new version.
Green Festival Expo
Walter E. Convention Center – DC
May 13-14 |Saturday: 10am – 6pm; Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Cost: $12+/Kids 16 & Under – FREE
Seek out the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green from food, fashion and health to energy, construction and design. Shop and enjoy vegan, vegetarian, organic foods, hands-on demos, educational activities and inspirational speakers.
Ride on the Capital Wheel
Moms can take a FREE ride on the Capital Wheel on Mother’s Day! One complimentary ticket per transaction.
Mother’s Day Tours
Darnall’s Chance House Museum
May 14 | 12pm
Complimentary tours of the museum to mothers and grandmothers when accompanied by a paying child or grandchild. No reservation necessary.