As we head into our second Mother’s Day weekend impacted by the pandemic, celebrating in style might take some extra imagination this year. But don’t worry, we dug around to see what activities are still available to spend some quality time with your mom and make her feel like the queen she is!
Visit the Rhododendron Garden
While they might have moved their Annual Rhododendron Sale online for the second year in a row, you can still explore the gorgeous Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden this weekend. The rhododendron bloom season is rounding out it’s peak and getting ready to transition into summer, making it’s a great time to take in the glorious beauty this garden has to offer.
Painted Oldies Mother’s Day Edition
Painted Entertainment has teamed up with DJ Michael Morris to create an evening of painting while enjoying a worthy lineup of your Mom’s favorite jams from her hay day. A full bar and food are available to be purchased separately from the event ticket. Get tickets here.
Bluff & Blooms Oregon City Garden Tour
Take advantage of the Historic Oregon City Garden Tour where you’ll get to walk along the bluff above downtown Oregon City, and wander through stunning gardens amongst some passionate gardeners. With a knowledgeable guide, beautiful music, and ample gardens and views, you won’t be disappointed.
Mother’s Day Glam Photo Shoot & Wine Tasting
Scotch Church Road Vineyard in Hillsboro is hosting a mini (20 minute) photo shoot paired with a flight of their most popular wines, of which mom will get to take her favorite wine home with her. The shoot can be a glammed up session for just your mom, or include the whole family! Click here for all the details.
Moms & Mimosas at Hip Chick Do Wine
Hip Chicks Do Wine are adding some fun mimosas for their Mother’s Day Weekend wine tasting. With outdoor seating that includes tents, umbrellas and lap blankets, they area prepared to keep you comfortable for an afternoon of fun, no matter what the weather is.
Queen bee Market
Milwaukie Floral is hosting two days of the Queen Bee Market. Come shop the floral, garden, vintage goods and stay for some coffee and yummy eats.
Hit up the Farmer’s Market
Farmers markets are BACK and we are so excited to embrace their outdoor setting. Farmer’s Markets are happening all over the city, make sure to get out to yours to support all your local vendors.
Support Your Favorite Local Restaurants
Contact your favorite restaurants to see what they are offering up this weekend. Will they be back open for limited capacity, indoor dining? Do they have a great outdoor set up? Have they created a fabulous brunch or dinner to-go package for you to celebrate at home? Whatever your comfort level is, we encourage you to support our local restaurants!