Looking for a little something unique to do for Mother’s Day in RVA? Check out the list below and RSVP for your chance to enjoy events that are not-so-common.

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Mothers Day Brunch 路 Hosted by Fine Creek Brewing Co.


Mother's Day Brunch at Fine Creek Brewing Co.

We will have some special stuff going on at Fine Creek on Mother’s Day!!

While we will still operate normally as bar service (not full service), we will be serving brunch type food to honor all of our loyal Fine Creek Mothers!!

Unfortunately, we do not take reservations.

We will be tapping a cask of Blood Orange Saison. Fresh Blood Oranges were added to a cask of our Fine Creek House Saison. -Limited Supply-

We will be serving Mimosas!

Mother鈥檚 Day Brunch Menu:


鈥ROQUE MONSIEUR w. Ham . Gruyere . Bechemel . Parmesan . Mustard Aioli . Herbs de Provence

鈥UICHE LORRAINE w. Bacon . Ham . Swiss

鈥EGETABLE QUICHE w. Spinach . Caramelized Onion . Cheese

鈥RENCH TOAST w. Cinnamon . Berries . Syrup . Challah Bread

鈥RENCH TOAST w. Frangipan . Almonds . Maple Syrup

鈥RUNCH PIZZA w. Sausage . Pepper . Bacon . Mozzarella . Queso Cotija

鈥GG & HAM HANDPIE w. Flaky Housemade Crust


鈥ELGIAN WAFFLE w. Strawberries . Whipped Cream . Maple Syrup

鈥MOKED SALMON SALAD w. Champagne Vinaigrette (GF)

鈥HEESEBOARD w. Triple Cream . Drunken Goat . Gorgonzola Dolce . Bra Dura . Strawberries . Grapes . Blood Orange Preserves . Almonds . Baguette






Cheers to Mom! 路 Hosted by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery


Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Cheers to Mom!Celebrate Mom with everything Mom dreams of (and doesn’t have to plan, clean or cook for) at Hardywood West Creek’s family-friendly Mother’s Day festival. Treat your Mom to awesome beer, specialty vendors, music, pop-up photography sessions, kid’s play, and awesome food.

Nick Faulconer & Justin Lingerfelt Duo

Lyla Taylor Boutique
Luna Aesthetics and Spa
Candy Valley Cake Company
Le Stuff Vintage
Flowers Make Scents arrangements for sale!

We’ll have a W H I M pop-up for kids and activities from Painting with a Twist! PLUS Pop-Up Mini-Sessions with J&D Photo LLC – Walk up sessions first come first serve. $30 sitting fee!

We’ll have food trucks
River City Wood Fire Pizza
Hawk’s Fish & BBQ
The Hungry Turtle Food Truck

PLUS pre-made family picnics for purchase from Everyday Gourmet, LLC. Visit:


to pre-purchase picnics!

Mothers Day Fairy Gardens 路 Hosted by Art Factory and Party Place

CLICK HERE OR ON PHOTO FOR EVENT LINKMother's Day Fairy Gardens Public 路 Hosted by Art Factory and Party Place

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Art Factory!

Spend your afternoon crafting with your family! We will be creating beautiful fairy gardens. Work on one garden together – up to three guest, or you can purchase an additional garden. We will have a variety of stones, moss, and flowers for you to choose from, 3 small animals, and a fairy house to paint!

In addition to crafting, we will have light pastries, fruit & coffee/juiceboxes to enjoy while you work.

Class will be begin on time but we suggest arriving 5-10 minutes early to check in and get the seat of your choice.

Reservations Required. Registration will close the Thursday prior to the event. Please dress for mess.

Mothers Day! Family Fun Creative Canvas – Orcas 路 Hosted by Art Factory and Party Place

CLICK HERE OR ON PHOTO FOR EVENT LINKMother's Day! Family Fun Creative Canvas - Orcas Public 路 Hosted by Art Factory and Party Place

Join us on Mother’s Day and create lasting memories while painting side by side with your child/grandchild/sibling/etc.! Whether you are a beginner or an advance painter, Creative Canvas provides a fun, friendly, laid back environment where you and your child can explore your creative side. Work on one painting together or each of you can paint your own. Coordinate colors and patterns to hang them side by side.

Starting with a blank canvas, our instructor will walk you step by step through the featured painting offering guidance along the way. You will have great time while also learning different paint styles and techniques. Join us for a fun experience and go home with an amazing piece of art painted by YOU!

$18 per painter (plus processing fee) includes one canvas, painting supplies, apron to protect your clothing and step-by-step instruction.

If you want to paint just one canvas together or on your own, please select 1 ticket. If you would each like to paint your own canvas, please select 2 tickets.

Please dress for mess. This class is open to adults and kids *ages 5+

Mothers Day Brunch at Dover Hall 路 Hosted by Dover Hall


Mother's Day Brunch at Dover Hall Public 路 Hosted by Dover Hall

Come experience the 38,000 square feet of magic at DOVER HALL, conveniently located just minutes from Short Pump. Our upcoming Mother’s Day Brunch will feature decadent chef attended food stations presented by Executive Chef Lee Hendrickson. Enjoy your meal on Dover Hall’s brand new, 9,000 square foot covered patio! Capture Mom’s special day with a family portrait in our Grand Ballroom! 聽Seating is communal style. If you wish to be seated with another family or group, please indicate in the appropriate field during checkout and we will do our best to accommodate your requests.

Smoky Bacon & Local Sausage
Eggs Benedict
Seasonal Fruit Salad
Compressed Watermelon Salad
Bibb Lettuce Salad
Shrimp & Grits
Beef Tenderloin Carving Station
Salmon Carving Station
Papas Bravas
Haricot Verts and Local Carrots
Belgian Waffles
Cheddar B茅chamel Macaroni and Cheese
Chicken Tenders & Fries
Bananas Foster with Vanilla Bean Gelato
Chocolate Ganache with Fermented Blackberries and Nut Crumble

Any questions regarding the event may be directed to:
Melanie Freedman – melanie@doverhall.com; 804.784.6051 x7 Jamie Ashenburg – jamie@doverhall.com; 804.784.6051 x5

Please proceed past the large parking lot on the right of the driveway to end of the paved portion. Guests may be dropped off at the front door in the gravel circle. Vehicles may then be parked just prior to the stone columns in the grass perpendicular to the driveway on either side.

Interested in staying in one of Dover Hall鈥檚 luxurious lodging suites?Enjoy use of the entire home and a variety of activities including a premium glass of wine in the Wine Cellar, a game of pool in the Billiards Room, a quiet read in the two story Library, or soft piano music in the Great Room. Rates range from $295-$695 per night and all stays include Chef鈥檚 Artisan Breakfast.For reservations, please click HERE, OR Contact our Director of Lodging, Nadia Nowzadi. 804.784.6051 x7, nadia@doverhall.com

Originally from Greenwood Lake, New York, Chef Lee grew up in Fluvanna County with a large Italian family where the kitchen was always busy and his first cooking lessons came straight from Grandma. He started his hospitality career as a dishwasher at age 15 and quickly moved into cooking, landing his first 鈥渞eal鈥 gig in the four star Fossett鈥檚 Restaurant at Keswick Hall. Working under Chef Dean Maupin, Lee nurtured his passion for food and began reading everything he could get his hands on to truly understand the mechanics of cooking: not just the how, but why dishes and procedures make sense. In 2013, he joined the Easton Porter Group as the Sous Chef at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. Two years later, his good friend and Executive Chef Amalia Scatena approached Lee to open another EPG restaurant in Charleston, SC. Thus Cannon Green was born with Lee as the Sous Chef managing both banquet and a la carte operations. Shortly thereafter, they presented him the opportunity to graduate to the Executive Chef position by opening a Mediterranean inspired restaurant in downtown Charlottesville, Red Pump Kitchen. After building a fabulous name for himself and the various restaurants he led, he was hand-picked to join the Dover Hall team. Chef Lee is laser focused on farm to table, presenting delectable foods that are innovative but approachable. One bite of his food or a quick conversation and you will quickly realize his passion for scratch made cuisine.

Mothers Day Weekend: Mommapalooza! 路 Hosted by James River Cellars Winery and Jus Cukn, LLC


Mother鈥檚 Day Weekend: Mommapalooza! Public 路 Hosted by James River Cellars Winery and Jus Cukn, LLC

Join us for our annual Mother’s Day Weekend event: Mommapalooza! MAY 11TH – MAY 12TH

Bring Mom out for a very special pairing of Strawberry Shortcake, and James River Cellars’ Montpelier Blush, or as we call it for this weekend, Mom-pelier Blush! Enjoy the afternoon on our patio or by the lawn, with live music and food from local food trucks.

Standard tasting fee of $10, includes a sample of Strawberry Shortcake. Moms, we appreciate you, enjoy tastings at half price, all weekend!

Live music from Paige Melton 1:00p-4:00p
Saturday, open from 11:00a-7:00p

Sunday (Mother’s Day):
Live music from Josh Walker, 1:00p-5:00p
Extended hours for Mother’s Day!
Sunday, open from 11:00a-6:00p

Food Trucks onsite, all weekend!
Saturday & Sunday – The Return of the Mac & Jus Cukn

We will be pouring special drinks in honor of Mother’s Day weekend. We will feature Mom-pelier Blush, and Mom-itor in our tasting lineup!

*No admission fees! All wine purchases are separate.
*No outside alcohol! Please do not attempt to bring in outside alcohol! Outside alcohol is not permitted on our property.
*Family & Pet friendly

Mothers Day Brunch 路 Hosted by Great American Ranch


Mother's Day Brunch Public 路 Hosted by Great American Ranch

Don’t settle for any less than what mom deserves. Bring her down to Great American Ranch and treat her to our premium brunch buffet, on the house. See y’all there!

Mothers Day Peony Picnic 路 Hosted by Tuckahoe Plantation


Mother's Day Peony Picnic Public 路 Hosted by Tuckahoe Plantation

Looking for a great way to celebrate Mom this Mother鈥檚 Day? Join us on Sunday May 12th at Tuckahoe Plantation for a 鈥淧eony Picnic鈥 held in her honor! Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds, tour the historic plantation home, and view our blooming gardens! Joining us again to provide sweet treats for purchase is Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Truck.

Our peonies will be available for $5 per stem with complimentary greenery from the grounds (limit two peonies per person). Feel free to leisurely picnic long into the afternoon! The Historic Home will be open for tours between 2pm and 4pm for an additional $5 per person or $10 per family (max 5 people).

This is NOT a rain or shine event. Rain date to be posted.
For questions or additional information, please call 804-774-1614 or via email at tuckahoeplantationtours@gmail.com.

Gallmeyer Farms Mothers Day at The Berry Patch Public 路 Hosted by Gallmeyer Farms


Gallmeyer Farms Mothers Day at The Berry Patch Public 路 Hosted by Gallmeyer Farms

A low key celebration of the strawberry season and Moms!

Sunday May 12 2019
Mothers Day at Gallmeyer Farms
The Berry Patch
3622 Darbytown Court
Richmond VA 23231
Remember coolers, picnics and lawnchairs are always welcome at Gallmeyer Farms
鈼 FREE admission & FREE parking
FREE Coloring station for kids so they can make mom a beautiful Mothers Day card!
鈼 Fresh local strawberries for sale (pick your own or pre-picked)
鈼 Craft vendors & local businesses
鈼 Hay rides & pony rides (hay rides are free. Pony rides $5)
鈼 Activities for all ages
鈼 Food vendors

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