This weekend is a very special weekend….a lot of us get to celebrate the woman who brought us into this world, raise us and taught us some very special lessons.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day! We’re all excited!!
Most have plans already to take their wives and mothers to the Universoul Circus happening through May 20th or to Breakfast And A Movie to see the newest Gabrielle Union film, “Breaking In,” but if you don’t know what to plan for your mother this weekend, here are some great events happening this weekend in Charlotte and surrounding areas.
Mother’s Day food and drink deals around Charlotte
Pie: Treat Mom to the Mother’s Day buffet at Shoney’s and she’ll get a free slice of strawberry pie.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Moms who dine here on Sunday, May 13, get a $25 gift card to use at a future visit.
Free box of chocolate at First Watch: Moms who dine at First Watch,1643 Matthews Township Pkwy
Matthews, on Sunday, May 13, get a free box of chocolates.
Here are some Mother’s Day Events happening around town also;
Mother’s Day Events
Gardens: Moms get into Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens for free Saturday and Sunday. The first 250 moms get a free potted plant.
Art: Moms get into the Bechtler Museum of Art for free Saturday and Sunday. Plus get 20% off items at the Museum Store all weekend.
Jumping: Moms jump for free at Sky Zone Charlotte on Sunday.
More art (and a movie): Bring your mom to the Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture, and you both get in free. At 2 p.m., watch The Classic Black Cinema Series – Ava and Gabriel: A Love Story.
Queen City Mother’s Day Festival: Saturday, May 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Carole Hoefener Center, 615 E. Street. Vendors, free makeovers, free bounce house for the kids, free swag bags for the first 100 guests.
Bass Pro Shops: Get a free 4×6 photo with Mom on Saturday, May 12, or Sunday, May 13, at Bass Pro Shops or Cabela’s. On Sunday, the first 100 moms to get their picture taken will get a free gift.
The Pit Indoor Karting: Moms race for free on Sunday, May 13 at this facility in Mooresville. One free race (when accompanied by a paying kid) and then half-price races the rest of the day.
Sip ‘n’ Shop: 7th Street Public Market is holding a Mother’s Day Sip ‘n’ Shop Friday, May 11, 2018, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Browse for gifts from many local vendors. The first 100 guests get a free glass of sparkling wine.
Climb Out of The Darkness: Maternal Mental Health Awareness Walk: Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. at Freedom Park. Join in a one-mile walk to honor mothers who have struggled with postpartum depression. There will be giveaways and children’s activities too.
Find out more free stuff to do on the next page.
More free and cheap stuff to do Mother’s Day Weekend
Friday, May 11, 2018
4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | 7th Street Public Market
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | U.S. National Whitewater Center
Saturday, May 12, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
9:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Charlotte Warehouse Sale
10:00 am | FREE | Freedom Park
10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Concord
10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
11:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Historic South End
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Bass Pro Shops
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cabela’s
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Carole Hoefener Center
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Harrisburg Park
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Music Yard
Sunday, May 13, 2018
All Day | FREE | Shoney’s
All Day | FREE
7:00 am to 2:30 pm | FREE | First Watch
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
11:00 am to 9:00 pm
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cabela’s
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Charlotte Warehouse Sale
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sky Zone Charlotte
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | The Pit Indoor Kart Racing
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | FREE | Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve
So much to choose from for this special weekend! Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there.
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