Gifts fade away but experiences and memories last a lifetime. Instead of a gift this year for Mother’s day, take your mother out for a day or a weekend right here in Pittsburgh and make some memories she will cherish. From brunch, theatre to shopping you’ll have lots of fun spring activities to choose from over the 13th and 14th of May.
Lawrenceville Mother’s Day Weekend
Take your mother for a trip down Butler Street but be sure to bring some shopping bags! May 12 and 13 there will be many bakers, shops, Pittsburgh artisans and craft makers to choose from.
Brunch: Murder Mystery Style
Does your mother enjoy food, theatre and a good mystery? If so then this event is perfect for your mom. Enjoy a lovely brunch and entertainment on Sunday May 13 and 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Gaetano’s Banquet Center & Restaurant. Tickets are $37.50, there will be a cash bar available and all mothers will receive a free rose.
Mother’s Day High Tea
Enjoy tea, scones, tea sandwiches, sweets, berry assortments and some Mother’s Day surprises on Sunday May 14 at Arnold’s Tea. This classy fresh event is a great way to celebrate spring but make your reservations now as tickets are going fast. Prices vary in age and range from $15 to $35.
Creative Card Making
Looking for something special for just you and your mom to do? Spend Saturday night at the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse crafting special and unique cards under the card expert Mary Anne Van Develde. From 6 to 8 p.m. you can spend the evening learning tricks that will develop your scrapbooking skills and for only $10!