Move-over crowded restaurants and roadside plant vendors. This Mother’s Day, forget the perfunctory gifts. Honor your mom by doing what she likes to do best – spend time with you.  All across Berks County, you’ll find events that are sure to put a smile on your mama’s face, especially with you by her side. Here a few suggestions to get you thinking about fun ways to celebrate your mother.

Crafty Moms –

Celebrate Mother's Day in Berks County, Pennsylvania 31st Annual Spring Craft Fair
May 12, 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Leesport Farmers Market

The early bird catches the worm, or in this case, crafts. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Leesport Market’s grounds. Mom can browse the wares of over 300 local and regional craftsmen while you sample the goodies of various food vendors and bakeries.

Traditional Moms

Mother’s Day Tea Train
May 12 – 13, 2018Celebrate Mother's Day in Berks County, Pennsylvania
11:00 am, 2:30 pm & 6:00 pm
Colebrookdale Railroad

Tea in the finest English tradition for dear ol’ mum as we journey through the Secret Valley.  The Edwardian splendor of our century-old coach is the perfect setting for a memorable Mother’s Day weekend.

Artsy Moms – 

Celebrate Mother's Day in Berks County, PennsylvaniaPottery Throwing Demonstration
May 12, 2018
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery & Studio

Take Mom to Dancing Tree Creations for potter Bob Deane’s annual pottery throwing demo. Check out Bob’s wares, then order a special piece as a memento of the day.

 

Musical Moms

Celebrate Mother's Day in Berks County, PennsylvaniaBrentano Quartet with Romie deGuise-Langlois 
May 12, 2018
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
WCR Center for the Arts

What could be better than spending the evening with the Brentano Quartet? Once again the talented group will close out the season, presenting quartets of Mozart and Beethoven, and the Reading premiere of Shulamit Ran’s STREAM, with clarinetist Romie deGuise-Langlois.

Outdoorsy Moms

Celebrate Mother's Day in Berks County, PennsylvaniaBeauty of Botany Walk
May 12, 2018
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Enjoy a forest walk with your mom. Guided by Dr. Susan Munch, botany topics will be presented during the walk for hands-on identification. Technical explanations of plants provided by a botanist.

No matter how you spend your day, we hope it’s a wonderful time with your mother.  Happy Mother’s Day!