Photo courtesy of East Sac Garden Tour
This weekend is all about celebrating the mothers in our lives. Shower them with love and have some fun at one of these holiday-weekend happenings.
BerryFest Strawberry Festival
@ The Grounds Placer County
May 12-13 | Sat & Sun 10am-6pm
What makes a happy mom on Mother’s Day? Happy kids!
There’s loads of strawberry eats and strawberry treats, arts and crafts shopping, cooking demonstrations, live music, and more. BerryFest is loaded with fun for the kids with a petting zoo, pony rides, princess pageant, strawberry shortcake eating contest, a daily parade, nonstop shows, and a full carnival.
East Sac Garden Tour
David Lubin Elementary
May 12-13 | Sat & Sun 10am-3pm
Get out and enjoy the weather with mom and help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the East Sac Garden Tour on Mother’s Day weekend. Seven fabulous gardens will be open to public viewing, including the star of the tour this year, “The Blue House” garden from the Oscar-nominated movie Lady Bird. During your walking tour, you can buy locally-made crafts at the Artisan Boutique, visit the ChalkTop featuring David Lubin Elementary student’s chalk art, enjoy a Tea Garden lunch at Sutter Lawn, visit the Sweet Stop for refreshments, and see cars on display from the California Auto Museum.
Mom and Me Paint Party
Blue Line Arts
May 12 | Sat 1pm-3pm
Paint party fun for the whole family! Create a special spring bouquet painting with your loved ones.
Note: Recommended age to be at least Age 7+ years old. Moms are welcome to have more than one child attend, but please be sure you will be able to aid them throughout the process.
The Maker’s Place
May 12 | Sat 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Make it a mother-daughter date with this new event series presented by River City Marketplace. Soiree is a collection of inspiring workshops hosted by local makers and artists. This kickoff event gives attendees the opportunity to participate in three workshops of their choice, all while enjoying delicious refreshments and adult beverages in a gorgeous setting.
Learn how to make mala bead bracelets by GypsyLamb, artisan soaps by Sunshine Soap and Candle Company, watercolor basics by Tonja Wilcox Art & Design, and soy wax candles by Peace, Love, and Soy Wax.
Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Buffet
Folsom and Roseville Fat’s Bistro Locations
May 13 | Sun 9:30am-2pm
Guests are invited to celebrate Mother’s Day with an unforgettable handcrafted modern Asian cuisine buffet at Fat’s Asia Bistro in Roseville and Folsom.
Rendez-vous Winery Mother’s Day Brunch
Old Sugar Mill
May 13 | Sun 10am-1pm
This brunch offers a catered brunch buffet, including an omelet station, a complimentary glass of wine, and acoustic live music.
Mother’s Day High Tea
Sierra 2 Center
May 13 | Sun 11am-1pm
Celebrate with a tea party! Join The Novel Tea for a traditional Mother’s Day High Tea. Learn about the history of afternoon tea in the United States, the difference between afternoon tea and high tea, and how tea became a special occasion tradition. All moms will receive special gifts, including a teacup to take home!
Need more inspiration? More Mother’s Day events can be found on our Holiday Events page.