Patch Picks: Best Ways to Spend Mother's Day
As Mother’s Day approaches (it's Sunday), Plymouth residents can celebrate the most important women in their lives by taking them to a variety of activities around town.
If your mom likes to read take her to tea at the 1809 Hedge House and explore Jane Austen's world. Experience the customs and social milieu of Regency England as described in Austen's novels; elegantly costumed guides provide insights on how the experiences of provincial Americans differed. Tickets are $15 per person and $12 members. Reservations required. To download a printable reservation form click here, email email@example.com or call 508-746-0012 to reserve a place.
This Sunday, locals can take their moms to All Things Tea on Court Street, where families can enjoy the afternoon sipping one of over 30 varieties of tea, sparkling wine and tea-infused wine. Served on a three-tier silver platter, guests can snack on English scones, salmon pinwheels, chicken salad in a pastry cup and cucumber tea sandwiches. Reservations are required and the event costs $27.95 for adults and $12.95 for children who are 10 years old or younger, including taxes and gratuity.
Show your mother that your love for her is timeless by taking her to Plimoth Plantation’s Mother’s Day Bruch this Sunday at 11 a.m. Families will be able to indulge in crepes, scrambled eggs, yogurt parfait, bacon, sausage, home fries and a variety of other tasty treats. After eating, children can make homemade gifts for their mothers and families will be invited to tour the Plantation site. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 508-746-1622 ext. 8365. The cost is $43 for adults and $26 for children.
The Waverly Grille at Long Pond Road’s Waverly Oaks Golf Club will also hold a brunch to celebrate Plymouth mothers. This Sunday afternoon event will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with seating every half hour. Food will include danishes, cinnamon French toast, quiche, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, a roast beef carving station and seafood Florentine. There will also be a chocolate dipping fountain for dessert. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 508-224-6700 ext. 107. The cost is $25 for adults and $13 for children ages 12 and under.
Locals who are planning to prepare their mothers breakfast in bed this year can top of their home-cooked meal with a fresh bouquet of flowers from one of Plymouth’s many florists. Stevens the Florist on South Street has prepared a wide variety of brightly-colored bouquets that include roses, daisies and lilies. Carole’s Flowers and Gifts on Court Street has similar arrangements in festive baskets and vases that are sure to make any mother smile.
Plymouth is booming with spas. This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to a relaxing day at a location such as Susan Perry Day Spa on Court Street or State Road’s Tre Soleil Day Spa. Any of the town’s spa facilities will provide the perfect min-vacation for mothers as they enjoy massages, facials, manicures and pedicures.