Flower Pot Tea for Mom and Me
Make a spring meal together during this special Dierbergs cooking class. The classes are offered at various locations on May 5 and 12, and they are open to moms and their kids in kindergarten through fourth grade. The class is $40 and each mom leaves with a floral gift. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Celebrate Mom at Sheldon Concert Hall
Honor mom through a range of great music performed by Bob Ceccarini, Pat Joyce and Charles Glenn at the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries. The 10 a.m. performances on Tuesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 9, are preceded by complimentary coffee and pastries beginning at 9 a.m. in the Louis Spiering Room. Tickets are $15 for orchestra and $12 for balcony. See the Sprout calendar for details. The Sheldon also offers the Denise Thimes and Friends Mother's Day concert at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 13.
Classical Concert and Brunch at Missouri History Museum
The Missouri History Museum presents classical music by the Landolfi Quartet in honor of Mother's Day. The concert is 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, in MacDermott Grand Hall, and admission is free. Make reservations for a champagne brunch before the concert in Bixby's at the Missouri History Museum. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Mother's Day Brunch at the Saint Louis Zoo
For a wild way to spend Mother's Day, make reservations for brunch at the Saint Louis Zoo. Seating times are 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, in The Living World, and the brunch is $23 for adults, $11 for children ages 2 to 11, and children under 2 are free. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Arias in the Afternoon: A Mother's Day Victorian Garden Party
For a very couth Mother's Day, let mom lounge in the fragrant Victorian garden at the Campbell House Museum. The event features music by the Union Avenue Opera and tea and eats from the London Tea Room. Arias in the Afternoon is 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. Tickets are $50, and children 12 and under are $30. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Mother's Day Bike Ride in Tower Grove Park
Trailnet's family-friendly South Grand Mother's Day Bike Tour is a leisurely 5-mile bike tour through the area's historic neighborhoods with a rest stop at the Compton Hill Water Tower where you can climb to the top and enjoy a stunning view of the city. Longer rides are also available. The ride is $8, but moms and kids under 10 ride for free (there is an additional cost to climb the Compton Hill Water Tower). Registration for the ride is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 13. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Shop at the Mother's Day Expo
Purses, hair accessories, jewelry, clothing fudge, home decor and more will be sold at the Mother's Day Expo at the St. Charles Convention Center, May 11 to 13. See the Sprout calendar for details.
Freebies for Mom: The Butterfly House and the Magic House
Moms get into The Buttefly House free with one paying guest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. Stroll through the tropical conservatory to enjoy fluttering butterflies and flowering plants and explore the backyard butterfly garden while you're there. (Forgot a gift for mom? You can even sneak in a quick purchase at the Madame Butterfly Gift Shop) See the Sprout calendar for details. Moms are also admitted free at the Magic House on Sunday, May 13. In addition to exploring the children's museum, kids can make their moms a one-of-a-kind keepsake in the Expericenter. See the Sprout calendar for details.
See the Sprout calendar for even more fun events and activities that celebrate Mother's Day. Just select "holiday" from the category drop-down menu.