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Best Mother’s Day Activities in Central Mass

Friday, May 11, 2012

 

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and you know your mom deserves to be pampered. I mean, she did put up with you, didn't she? If you want to make sure your mom knows she is appreciated, GoLocalWorcester has you covered with the top Mother's Day spots in Central Mass. Taking her to one of these great events is the least you can do on her special day.

Old Sturbridge VIllage

Want to celebrate Mother’s Day old style? Check out Old Sturbridge Village, where mom gets in free as well as receives a gift. Family friendly activities will be run throughout the day including a scavenger hunt and a Moms vs. Kids tug of war. A number of interesting presentations can also be experienced throughout the day so you can see how Mom did it back in the 19th century.
Sunday, May 13, 2:30-4:30 PM

Worcester Art Museum 
European Galleries

Is Mom a classical music fan? If yes, than you can look no further than the Worcester Art Museum, where a spectacular oboe and harpsichord performance by Michelle Graveline and Stephen Hammer will take place. After the show you can tour the gallery and get a full day of the arts.
Sunday, May 13, 2:30 PM-4:30 PM

Southwick's Zoo 


Moms get in for ½ price, and what better way to show your appreciation than spending a lovely day out at the zoo. Taking a ride on the Skyfari will give you some great time to catch up with Mom while observing the various birds and jungle animals that inhabit the park.
Sunday, May 13, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Asa Waters Mansion

You can take a time machine with Mom back to 1832 at the Asa Waters Mansion. Interpreter Patricia Perry will be welcoming her guests to her house warming party with a catered multi course meal accompanied by a historical program on the mansion. Treat Mom to a beautiful meal and learn the history of this

historical mansion that has entertained the likes of Henry Clay, William Howard Taft, and Alexander Graham Bell.

Brimfield Antique & Collectibles Show

If Mom’s an antique collector than she’ll be thrilled to spend her Mother’s Day at the Brimfield antiques and collectibles show. With a group of vendors that stretches over a mile you can treat your mom to a lovely day of shopping and antiquing and perhaps find that perfect last minute gift.

Davis Farmland

Davis Farmland is a spot where both Mom and the kids can enjoy themselves in their own way. Mom not only gets in free of charge but is also welcome to enjoy a complimentary chair massage. The farm animals will be a treat for the young ones while mom can get her own relaxing treat.

Tower Hill Botanic Garden


Free for Mothers, otherwise $12 Adults, $9 Seniors, $7 Youth 6-18; Children under 6 FREE
Another free spot for Mom is the Tower Hill Botanic Garden. You can bask in the beauty of the flowers and spring here as well as set up a lovely picnic for mom. Pick up a flower on your way out in the gift shop and leave with the memory of a beauty filled Mother’s Day.

Kimball Farm

I scream, you scream, Mom screams for ice cream! If mom has a sweet tooth than she’ll be delighted to go to Kimball Farm. With over 49 different homemade flavors Kimball’s will have the whole family screaming for ice cream.

Mocine Salon & Spa 

Pamper your mother with one of the numerous Mother’s Day Specials offered at Mocine Day Spa. Massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures are just some of the numerous treats offer in their various packages. Mom will look and feel like a million bucks after spending Mother’s Day at Mocine Day. 

 

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