If you want to give mom more than flowers or chocolate, take her out on the town.
Go to a class that teaches about floral arrangement or take her to an all-inclusive feast that lets her choose her own dessert.
When: May 11, 11 a.m.
Where: 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta
Learn how to design floral bouquets at this event being hosted by Flower Bar, a local full-service florist. Attendees will also be treated to a four-course, family-style brunch while eating on the rooftop of Ponce City Market.
When: May 11, 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna
The theme for the evening is “An Evening In Paris,” and mothers will get a chance to paint with their loved ones. Tickets include access to food, mocktails and juice bar.
When: May 11, 7 p.m.
Where: Lee Street Park & Amphitheater, 155 Lee Street, Jonesboro
Listen to live jazz for free at this concert that will be headlined by Trey Daniels, a musician who specializes in playing the saxophone. The Atlanta Jazz Festival and the City of Jonesboro is partnering to bring this event to the public.
When: May 12, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Where: Springvale Park, 889 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta
Cost: Free with RSVP
Naturalist Zach Lim with trees Atlanta will be walking guests through the forests of Springvale Park. See the forest’s wildlife and plants up close with magnifying glasses that will be provided.
When: May 12, 11 a.m.
Where: MOTHER Bar + Kitchen, 447 Edgewood Ave. Southeast, Atlanta
Cost: $50 to $250
If you bring your mother to MOTHER Bar + Kitchen on Mother’s Day, she will be treated to a vegan brunch cooked by Chef Zu of King’s Apron. On the menu, there’s purple grits and chickpea omelets, along with cocktails and mocktails.
When: May 12, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton
Cost: General Admission: $85 plus tax per person; Children 6-11: $25; Children 5 and under: Free
About a 40-minute drive from downtown, Chateau Elan will be holding a brunch inside of it’s Versailles restaurant. Breakfast classics, such as eggs, smoked bacon and muffins, will be served. A variety of soups and salads, including dry fig & apricot salad and tortilla soup, will also be available.