The region boasts some of the most memorable experiences to celebrate the moms and mother figures in your life.

Kentucky Derby Farm to Table Tea at SummitWynds

Lavender Tea on The Farm at SummitWynds

Spend an afternoon on The Farm and indulge in lavender treats by Chef Krista of Sweet Pea's Catering. Afterward, you'll find time to make a Lavender Sugar Scrub for yourself or to give as a gift. Strike a pose in the Vintage Camper Photo Booth or take a wagon ride around the farm, all while enjoying the tranquil farm and Mount Wachusett backdrop.


Oakholm Farm

Weekend Events at Oakholm Brewing + Farm

Indulge in a Mother's Day Sip & Shop with vendors like Brookman Candle & Co., Sarah Laba-Barry Art, The Flower Shed and Good Graze Charcuterie, plus Pup's Pizza and DonutNV Truck on the menu from 3 to 8 p.m., and live music by a mother/daughter duo. Then, spoil mom to a retreat with an all encompassing class that will ease her mind, body and soul—with a Mother's Day Moment of Zen. Wrap with a Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride for the whole crew.

Bouquets at New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill

Get introduced to floriography on May 11 and learn how flowers can be used to send messages and convey meaning. Explore a florist's tools while practicing the basics of arranging, as each participant creates their own arrangement using fresh blooms and seasonal greens, as well as a handmade card to accompany. 


A Classic Country Brunch at Off the Rails

Celebrate the mamas in the crowd with classic country style, courtesy of Off the Rails. Their Classic Country Brunch and live music (country covers performed by Jake Hunsinger) brings the South to Central MA on May 12 at noon. Country fans (and fans in the making!) be sure to secure your spot here.



Brunch at The Beechwood

Give her a Mother’s Day she deserves with a chef-inspired brunch from the Beechwood Hotel—featuring a variety of culinary specialties, traditional breakfast favorites, the freshest salads and seafood choices, stations for made-to-order omelets and create-your-own malted waffles, hot stations and hand-carved roasted meats, children’s favorites and a display of sweets sure to delight. Seatings are offered on May 12 at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. For reservations, call 508-453-1111 or email


Gallery - The Barn at Wight Farm

Brunch on The Barn at Wight Farm

Set on four acres in a colonial village setting, the beautifully landscaped grounds at The Barn at Wight Farm will be brimming with all mom’s favorites and hosted in their beautiful Winthrop Room, with Mother’s Day Brunch seatings from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Afternoon Tea at Old Sturbridge Village

Honor mom, grandma and the other mother figures in your life with a traditional Afternoon Tea at Old Sturbridge Village. Ox & Yoke Café will be transformed into a simple, yet classic, atmosphere complete with linens, flowers and more. Guests can sip an assortment of teas, and taste a variety of small bites including delectable sandwiches and mini desserts.


Publick House Historic Inn

Dinner Buffet at The Publick House Historic Inn

This charming, historic inn and lodge is a cozy spot for a Sunday Dinner Buffet, with an impressive spread (think: carving station, children's station, delectable desserts) and seatings through 6:30 p.m.


Pre-Fixe Meals at The Duck & Avellino

The Duck and Avellino will serve a pre-fixe menu on May 12, holiday cocktails and memorable desserts, with seatings from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. The chefs on site, as always, are dedicated to creating a culinary experience you won't soon forget. For reservations, call 508-347-2321. 


FAQ - Samuel Slater's Restaurant - American Restaurant in Webster, MA

Brunch at Samuel Slater's Restaurant

Samuel Slater's brings out all the stops for their Mother's Day Brunch, with a spread that spotlights the traditional breakfast works, plus lunchtime complements like Veggie Frittata Penne Chicken & Broccoli, Shrimp Scampi Baked Cod, Chicken Cordon Bleu and Vegetable Antipasti, and favorites for the kiddos. Email or call 508-943-1639 to reserve your spot. 

Tea at The Icon Museum & Study Center

An afternoon of traditional Russian Tea Service hosted by Larissa Dyan is on the horizon. This immersive experience takes you on a journey through the rich history of tea in Russian culture and art. Drink tea served from a samovar, practice Russian vocabulary and converse with fellow enthusiasts while enjoying two different teas and traditional Russian accompaniments.

Brunch at the Brew House

Mortar & Pestle, local masters in seasonal flavors, will serve up a spread for Mother's Day Brunch at Rushford & Sons. Special drinks for the day will also be flowing at this beloved nanobrewery in Upton.