Moms, grandmothers, great-grandmothers and moms-to-be will find lots of things to do this weekend with their friends and families (or perhaps even enjoy a little alone time). In addition to Mother’s Day on Sunday, there are several plant sales, craft sales, art sales, bake sales and charity events and more to participate in. Happy Mother’s Day!
Where to dine on Mother’s Day: check out our list of brunch and breakfast options!
38th Annual Auxiliary Plant Sale @ RBG Arboretum, Old Guelph Rd, Dundas. Get advice from master gardeners and plant experts. Purchase an incredible selection of past favourites, the latest cultivars and unusual plants. Saturday, May 10; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, May 11; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oakville Artists Spring Show & Sale, 56 Water Street, Oakville. Featuring 25 local artists ranging from watercolour, oils, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewellery, fibre art and stained glass. Free admission, cash bar. May 9-10 at The Oakville Club. Saturday, May 10, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Mother’s Day Weekend Sale Event, 20th Century Vintage, 2400 Lakeshore West, Oakville. Join 20th Century for our first ever Mother’s Day weekend BLOW OUT SALES EVENT! 20 percent off the entire store.
Oakville Holistic Health Show, 67 Bronte Road, Unit #2, Oakville. Food Cures is proud to present the very first Oakville Holistic Health Show on Saturday, May 10th @ 67 Bronte Road, just South of Lakeshore (Taste of Colombia/El Salon). Come out and experience yoga demonstrations, organic coffee and gluten-free product sampling, connect with organic farmers, holistic nutritionists, chiropractors, energy healers and more! All are welcome to attend.
Wildflower Walk for Mom, Crawford Lake, Milton. Celebrate Mom’s special day outdoors with a beautiful guided wildflower walk followed by a light snack and a variety of teas (including the vitamin C power house – Eastern Hemlock Tea). Hikes depart at 10:30am or 1:30pm and space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Sound of Music Festival 35th Anniversary Fundraiser Concert and Dinner, 519 Drury Lane, Burlington. Sound of Music Festival is celebrating 35 years of bringing free music to Burlington! The evening’s headliner is David Wilcox, a legendary Canadian artist who has over 20 years in the business!
IRONDames Lace up for Love Mother’s Day Walk/Run, 560 Plains Road East, Burlington. Neworld Cycle & Runners invites you, your family and friends to CELEBRATE Mother’s Day and help the IRONDames reach their goal of raising $68,000 for the Cancer Exercise Program at WELLSPRING Birmingham Gilgan House by taking part in this fun filled family event!
Season of Many Frogs Peeping, Crawford Lake, Milton. Discover wildflower wonders in Crawford Lake’s beautiful woodlands, fascinating video presentations, hands-on discoveries in the reconstructed Iroquoian Village, seasonal discovery hunt and craft making.
Mother’s Day Tea & Springtime Celebration! 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington. Mother’s Day Tea & Springtime Celebration! 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. A spring celebration with a Mother’s Day Heritage Tea, live musical entertainment, special presenters, historic re-enactors and a surprise host!
Burlington Mall Farmer’s Market, 777 Guelph Line, Burlington. Market vendors carry a wide variety of locally grown fresh produce, baking, meats, cheese, eggs etc. Come browse through the market; you can find everything from Apples to Zucchini. You haven’t tasted produce until you’ve had fresh off the farm. You will find the freshest food available and you will be supporting your local farmers. You are also supporting the many charitable causes of the Burlington Lions Club.
Dorval Crossing Farmers Market, 200-240 North Service Road West, Oakville. The Dorval Crossing Farmers Market is operated by the Civitan Club of Oakville as a Fund Raise in co-operation with our landlords, Bentall Kennedy, leasing agents for Dorval Crossing. All funds raised from space rentals are given to Oakville/Halton area charities. The Dorval Crossing Farmers Market was formerly known as the Oakville Civitan Farmers Market and is Oakville’s longest running market, 34 years.
St Judes Garden Guild Plant Sale, 160 William Street, Oakville. A wonderful selection of plants for you to choose for your garden. This is a once-a-year Sale, and support the St. Jude’s Garden Guild; as the proceeds from this sale will go towards offsetting many of the annual expenses necessary to maintain these glorious gardens.
Tansley United Church Mega Used Book Sale, 2111 Walkers, Line, Burlington. Bring a bag & shop with us. Large Selection of gently used BOOKS!
Spring Craft and Bake Sale, 156 Third Line, Oakville. Hopedale Presbyterian Church is hosting its first Spring Craft and Bake Sale. As well as the many vendors there will also be a Silent Auction, Bake table and Muffin Cafe.
Mother’s Day High Tea & Vendor Market, 2258 Parkway Drive, Burlington. St. Stephen United Church is hosting a fundraiser for Joseph Brant Bldg Fund. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for a child (under 10) to order tickets please contact Linda Draddy 289-337-4403.
Mother’s Day Event Hosted by INCITE, 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington. A special family event for everyone in the community complete with pampering, live music, a silent auction, family photos, vendors and a gourmet lunch. Tickets start at $12.00 per person and $40.00 for a family of six.