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Where to take mom this Mother’s Day

From vintage markets to high tea, there’s an event sure to make mom feel special.

Colorful flowers

Make sure to get a bouquet for mom.

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Mother’s Day is coming up fast, this Sunday, May 14. Don’t know where to take mom? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

We have a list of activities and events perfect for showing appreciation for your mom this holiday.

Local events

Spring Floral Design Workshop | Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | SAHC Community Farm | 228 Mag Sluder Rd., Alexander | $145

Learn about floral design basics with the help of Blazing Star Flowers and create your own centerpiece to take home — a perfect experiential gift for the mom who loves flowers.

Show & Tell Sunday Market | Sunday, May 14 | 12-5 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave., Asheville | Free

Shop vintage clothes, housewares, handmade jewelry, ceramics, and more from local vendors — and treat mom to a coffee from Bridge & Tunnel Coffee Co. or a cocktail from AVL Brewing Co.

Mother’s Day High Tea | Sunday, May 14 | 3 p.m. | Blue Spiral 1, 38 Biltmore Ave., Asheville | $50

Sip a cup of tea (and a glass of bubbly) while gallery leaders show off 40 functional and sculptural teapots.

Nest Spring Day Party Market | Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Nest Boutique, 54 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville | Free

Treat mom to a piece of permanent jewelry, fresh flowers, and fairy hair — and don’t forget to commemorate the occasion with an exclusive Mother’s Day photo experience.

Sip & Shop Mother’s Day Pop-Up | Saturday, May 13-Sunday, May 14 | Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave., Asheville | Free

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and get up to 50% off apparel and merchandise.

Mother’s Day DIY Terrarium Building | Friday, May 12-Sunday, May 14 | Times vary | PlantHouse, 2 Hendersonville Rd. A-3, Asheville | $25-$34

Are flowers not your mom’s thing? Reserve a time to fill a glass terrarium with succulents and greenery.

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Feast on delicious plates at La Bodega.

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Mother’s Day specials

Does your mom love the finer things in life? Take her to The Inn on Biltmore Estate for a four-star brunch with a menu featuring cooked-to-order omelets, fresh seafood, a carving station, and decadent desserts. Tickets are $85 per adult and reservations are required.

Taco Boy is making a special exception for the mothers out there. The restaurant normally doesn’t take reservations, but this Sunday you can reserve a table for brunch to treat mom to breakfast tacos and bloody marys.

La Bodega is rolling out special items for its Mother’s Day dinner. Take mom on a food tour of Spain with pintxos, small plates, desserts, and plenty of Spanish wines to choose from. Reservations go fast, so make yours now.

Take mom to the Riveter for a day of rock climbing, mountain biking, or yoga. Mothers will receive a carnation and chocolates — plus, $5 MOMosas on special.

You don’t have to be a mother to children to celebrate the holiday. You can be a plant mama too. All plants in the River Arts District’s Art Garden and the Canopy Gallery will be marked 10% off from Sunday, May 14 through Monday, May 15.

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