Celebrate Mother’s Day With These Local Events

By: Donna Iadipaolo & Ann Arbor Staff

Saturday, May 6

Mother’s Day Event at Tranquil House Salon & Spa

Enjoy refreshments as you are massaged with special chair massages and treated to a luxurious paraffin manicure at this Mother’s Day Event. Complete your look with a gorgeous blow-out and express lashes to make your day even more special. The cost of this event is $100.

Tranquil House Salon & Spa. 308 Farmer St, Plymouth.

Mother’s Day Brunch

Visionary Acceptance Solutions Highly Trusted Incorporation (VASHTI) invites all maternal figures and their loved ones out to their early Mother’s Day Brunch. The cost of this event is $40.

Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. 1275 S Huron St, Ypsilanti.

A2AC Shop Mother’s Day Pop-Up

Join the Ann Arbor Art Center for a special pre-Mother’s Day Pop-Up at the A2AC Shop. You won’t want to miss the four guest artists whose work could make the perfect gifts for the Moms in your life.

Ann Arbor Art Center. 117 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor.

Friday, May 12

Family Fridays: Mother’s Day Pop-Up Cards, (Ages 5+)

Have a fun evening out with the kids using paper, scissors, and glue to create fun and engaging pop-ups from 4:30-6 p.m. Participants will make simple forms to construct pop-ups and fabricate Mother’s Day Cards. This event costs $35. 

Ann Arbor Art Center. 117 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor.

Saturday May 13

Mother’s Day Bloody Brunch at The Crazy Diamond

Celebrate Mother’s Day this year by taking Mom to a painting workshop at The Crazy Diamond Club in Chelsea. You do not need to be a Diamond Club Member to attend. Tickets are $55. 

The Crazy Diamond Club. 110 N Main St, Chelsea.

Mother’s Day Cards/Crafts

Celebrate Mother’s Day by visiting the library and creating a craft and/or writing a Mother’s Day card. Materials and cards will be supplied for you to write and create and there will even be writing prompts from Ypsiwrites to help you compose your card. Open to all ages.

YDL-Whittaker. 5577 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti.

Marbear Yoga: Mother’s Day Yoga and Craft (Ages 2.5-6)

The yoga studio is holding a special Mother’s Day class so that your weekend can start with feeling restored and focused. The session will include yoga poses, games, stories, and mindful activities. The then session will include creating a special craft for your mother or another special maternal figure in your young yogi’s life. The class will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m and will cost $22.

1946 Packard Street, Ann Arbor. hello@marbearyoga.com. 

Sunday, May 14

Mother’s Day Time to Teal 5k and fun run/walk supporting MIOCA

The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MIOCA) hosts the 12th Annual Mother’s Day Time to Teal event at 8 a.m. People may attend in person or virtually to celebrate all the amazing and strong women in our lives for Mother’s Day. At the same time, they are bringing awareness to ovarian cancer. There will be a timed 5k available in-person in Downtown Ann Arbor and also a virtual race option.

Washington and Ashley, 125 West Washington St, Ann Arbor.

Mother’s Day Brunch & Tea at The Newton of Ypsilanti

A special pop-up appearance by the pastry geniuses of Beara Bakes will be set in the historic elegance of The Newton. Brunch and tea are included in ticket price. Cocktails will be available for purchase.

The Newton of Ypsilanti. 220 S. Huron St, Ypsilanti.

Mother’s Day in Nature

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Nature with free admission for mothers/grandmothers! Spend time with your mom while exploring the Wildlife Park, Ambassador Trail, and Alexandria’s NatureScape.

Howell Nature Center. 1005 Triangle Lake Rd, Howell.

Mother’s Day at Ypsi Flea & Swap

This event includes an indoor and outdoor market with crafters and vintage sellers throughout. The market will run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ypsilanti Freight House.100 Market Place, Ypsilanti.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Bring all of your Mothers to a delicious brunch at the Comfort Inn Village Conference Center. Reservations are required.

Comfort Inn. 1645 Commerce Park Dr, Chelsea.

Mother’s Day Brunch ft. Sean Dobbins & Athena Johnson

Treat mom to jazz and brunch at The Blue Llama. Tickets for brunch and a show are $65 and will be from 11-12:30 a.m.

Blue Llama Jazz Club. 314 S. Main St, Ann Arbor.

Mother’s Day Flower Pot Workshop

Grab your mom and join Curiouser Clay at Ann Arbor Distilling Co for Mother’s Day from 2-4 p.m. to create beautiful flower pots. Your ticket price of $53 includes a beverage either with or without alcohol. No experience necessary as the instructor guides you through all the steps necessary to create your own, one-of-a-kind ceramic flower pot. 

Corner Brewery. 720 Norris St, Ypsilanti.

BYOB Paint Party – Mother’s Love

Grab a drink and a brush and follow along as Tipsy Ypsi walks you, step-by-step, through the featured painting with frequent sip breaks. This event will begin at 6 p.m. and will cost $35. 

Tipsy Ypsi Paint & Pour. 5 S. Washington St, Ypsilanti.

Ellen Rowe’s Annual Mother’s Day Concert

The annual Mother’s Day tradition with jazz pianist Ellen Rowe. This year, she welcomes jazz vocalist Sunny Wilkinson, and Marion Hayden. Enjoy a Mother’s Day afternoon of music with these celebrated women in jazz.

Kerrytown Concert House. 415 North Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor.

Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike

You are invited to enjoy the wondrous flowers growing up naturally in the grasses and through the forest from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. All are invited to partake, but especially mother figures, to be in awe of the awakening earth. There will be a short presentation with information on identifying flowers. Guests will also be treated to tea, lemonade, and cookies. All are also invited to bring along a packed lunch and to further enjoy the Critter House.

Leslie Science & Nature Center Grounds. 1831 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor


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