Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 9, 2010!
Do you have plans yet to treat your mother to a well deserved day of fun, relaxation and appreciation? If not, I have posted a few ideas!
The Carlsbad Flower Fields will be open for the final day on Mother's Day and will be celebrating Mother's with music from Khausak, enchanting music from the Andes and acres of blooming ranunculus! Why buy a bouquet when you can treat your mom to acres of gorgeous flowers?!
The 16th Annual San Dieguito Art Guild Mother's Day Weekend Artist Studio and Garden Tour will be happening on Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th from 10 am - 4 pm and will be a self guided tour of 9 homes. Each home will be hosting a local artist who will be selling their art as well as some homes will have entertainment and refreshments. Tickets are on sale at offtrackgallery.com.
The Hornblower Yacht will be offering a Mother's Day Champagne Jazz cruise as well as an afternoon Jazz cruise and a sunset dinner cruise around San Diego Bay. What a lovely way to say "thank you" for all she does!
San Diego Harbor Excursions is offering a relaxing bay cruise with unlimited champagne, great food and fabulous view.
Balboa Park Organ Pavillion is having a special day for Mom's with Organist Dr. Carol Williams at 2 pm.
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas asks moms to spend the Saturday before Mother's Day at San Diego Botanic Garden's famous Chocolate Festival. Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features lots of children's activities and a variety of Mother's Day gifts. "Tasting" tickets will be sold on site.
Gator By The Bay, San Diego's 9th Annual Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish festival the weekend of Mother's day! A family event that is sure to delight your ears, tickle your tastebuds and move your soul! Featuring zydeco, blues and cajon music, dance lessons, creole food and 8,000 lbs of crawfish to enjoy!
San Elijo Nature Center in Cardiff - Join a trained volunteer naturalist for a gentle walk on the trails of the reserve, marveling at the abundance of spectacular wildlife. 9am Sunday
These are only a very small handful of ways to treat your mother to a special day in San Diego County. Most restaurants are honoring mom with special menus up and down the coast.
Some ideas that don't cost anything but will mean a lot -Take her for a walk on the beach, stroll through the Self Realization Center Gardens, check out the Seaside Bazaar on Coast Hwy 101 in Encinitas, visit the local shops in Solana Beach on Cedros Ave, pack a picnic and go to Moonlight Beach. The ideas are endless in San Diego!
Most of all, let your Mother know you love and appreciate her on this special day!