Mother's Day Events
Celebrate Mom with a wine tasting at a local vineyard, with decadent brunch, on a scenic lake cruise, by running a 5K benefit, a weekend away, at a craft fair or with dinner at a beautiful inn.
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch Cruise
May 8, Laconia. Treat mom to a cruise and brunch aboard the M/S Mount Washington on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. Price includes cruise, brunch and entertainment. Advance purchase recommended. Tickets are $39, children are $19 and under 5 are free. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call (603) 366-5531 or visit www.cruisenh.com for tickets and more information.
Mother's Day in the Vineyard
May 8, South Hampton. Treat Mom to chocolate, flowers and wine at this Mother's Day event at Jewell Towne Vineyards. Gift baskets full of local treats will be raffled off to benefit Our Neighbor's Table. Free event with no reservations needed. 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Jewell Towne Vineyards, 183 Whitehall Rd. Click here for more information.
Brookstone Mother's Day Brunch
May 8, Derry. The buffet menu includes garlic and herb-roasted beef, chicken marsala, herb-crusted East Coast haddock and orecchiette carbonara. Other items include traditional breakfast selections such as freshly baked cinnamon buns and Danish, waffles, bacon and sausage, as well as salads, fruits, vegetables and shrimp. The brunch is $34.95 for adults, $17.95 for children 3-12 and free for children younger than 3. Tax and gratuity are included. Reservations can be made by calling (603) 328-9255. Pre-payment is required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
Moms on the Run
May 8, Dover. Mom's on the Run is a 5K that benefits Our House for Girls, a non-profit community based residential home for adolescents in need. This year there's a new prize category for the best dressed mom. Parking will be at Dover High School, 25 Alumni Dr. Prepaid registration before May 5 is $20. Registration after May 5 is $25. The fee is $5 for children ages 12 and under. Click here for more information or to register.
Mother's Day Celebration
May 6-8, Bretton Woods. Treat Mom to a weekend getaway at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. Events are planned all weekend and include showings of family movies, a chocolate demo and tasting, family games, music, crafts and the Mother's Day Jazz Brunch on May 8 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Click here for the brunch menu and a complete schedule of events. The Omni Mount Washington Resort, Rte. 302. Click here for more information about the hotel or call (800) 680-6600 for reservations.
Atkinson Mother's Day Brunch
May 8, Atkinson. Brunch includes carving stations serving prime rib and ham as well as other hot entrees, cooked-to-order omelet and waffle stations, crêpes, fresh salads, potatoes, vegetables and seasonal side dishes, assorted desserts, breakfast breads and pastries. Live keyboard music and elegant ice sculptures accent the dining. $39.95 for adults, $20 for children 3-10 and free for children under 3. Price includes tax and gratuity. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Atkinson Resort and Country Club, 85 Country Club Dr. Call (603) 362-8700 or click here for more information.
Mother's Day Weekend Craft Festival
May 7-8, Hampton Falls. Over 75 Juried Craftsmen and women from all over New England will display and sell their American made works with live music entertainment each day. Held rain or shine. This is a free event. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hampton Falls Town Common. Call (603) 332-2616 or click here for more information.
Alpine Grove Mother's Day Brunch
May 8, Hollis. The brunch buffet is $16 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Alpine Grove Banquet Facilities, 19 South Depot Rd. Call (603) 882-9051 or click here for more information.
Mother's Day at the Bedford Village Inn
May 8, Bedford. The BVI is offering three dining choices for Mother's Day. The traditional four-course menu in the dining room is from 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Cost is $55 for adults and $29 for children ages 4-10. The grand buffet in the Great Hall is $39 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 4-10. The Tavern will be open from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and will serve an a la carte menu. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Reservations are required. The Bedford Village Inn, 2 Olde Bedford Way. Click here for sample menus and more information.
Wentworth by the Sea Brunch
May 8, New Castle. Brunch at the elegant Wentworth by the Sea dining room is $49.95 for adults and $18.95 for children. Brunch is 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mother's Day dinner is from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Reservations are suggested. Wentworth by the Sea Hotel and Spa, 588 Wentworth Rd. Click here for a sample menu and more information.