Since many of you have been asking us what’s happening in the Fraser Valley for Mother’s Day, we figured it was high-time we whipped up our annual list. Once again, there’s no need to venture far to celebrate this special day with your mom.
Whether it’s a traditional brunch or high-tea that tickles her taste buds, or perhaps a gardening demos and wine tasting, ‘the Valley’ is bloomin’ with all kinds of events and activities for that special lady in your life who gave you life.
Here are some fun and tasty things to do in the Fraser Valley for Mother’s Day 2015.
For a bloomin’ good time with mom, head on over to the historic Community Hall in Fort Langley this Mother’s Day for the Bloom Market. This shopping extravaganza features over 25 local artisans who create fine art, jewelry, baby items, home decor, treats and even flowers for Mom.
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fort Langley’s Historic Community Hall, located at 9167 Glover Road, Fort Langley
Cost: Admission is $2 (kids 12 and under free). Admission donated to a local charity.
2. Mothers Day Dinner at Krause Berry Farms
Spoil your mom for Mothers Day by making a reservation at Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery for Mothers’ Day Dinner on Saturday, May 9th or Mothers’ Day. The meal will be prepared by Master Chef Wolfgang Schmelcher of the Farmer’s Table Cooking School. Don’t delay – spots are filling up fast! Call 604.856.5757 ext 206 or via email at email@example.com.
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10
Where: Krause Berry Farms, 6179 248th Street, Langley
Cost: $72 per person, (children 6 and under $30).
3. Mothers Day Brunch at Redwoods Golf Course
Treat the family to the best view in Langley while enjoying your brunch favourites at Redwoods Golf Course.
When: Sunday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Where: 22011-88th Avenue, Langley
Cost: Adults: $29.95 Senior: $21.95 Children (4-12): $13.95 Children under 4: Free
4. Seedy Mother’s Day Celebration
Celebrate all things gardening this Mother’s Day! FREE at the Langley Demonstration Garden. 12:30 – learn how to make the most out of limited yard space by growing in containers. 1:30 – bring your seed-saving questions for a workshop with David Catzel of Glorious Organics Farm. Exchange your saved or leftover seeds to jazz up your garden! Seedlings, fruit trees, and high tea for sale, too.
When: Sunday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Langley Demonstration Garden
5. Brunch at Newlands
It is time to show some love to your Mom with something else than flowers and chocolates… what about a nice brunch at Mr A’s Patio Restaurant? Call 604-533-3288 to reserve.
When: Sunday, May 10
Where: Newlands Golf Course, 20125 48th Ave., Langley
Cost: The buffet is $36.95 per person (Beverages, tax and gratuity extra) for adults, and $18.50 per child 6-12yrs (5 and under free).
6. Mother’s Day Tea
Bring mom to the Historic Stewart Farmhouse for a tasty teatime. Select a seating and enjoy cucumber sandwiches and woodstove-baked goodies on the verandah. Tour the garden and make a card just for Mom. Click HERE for more info.
Saturday, May 9
12noon to 1:00pm (Registration #4390854)
2:00pm to 3:00pm (Registration #4390855)
Sunday, May 10
12noon to 1:00pm (Registration #4390856)
2:00pm to 3:00pm (Registration #4390858)
Where: Historic Stewart Farmhouse
Cost: 1 session $15 (6yrs+)
7. Mother’s Day at The Glades
Celebrate Mother’s Day in a stunning woodland garden. Enjoy live music from the Armadillo String Quartet among masses of rhododendrons in full bloom. Gourmet coffees, teas and hot chocolate available for purchase, as well as a spring plant sale. Cash sales only. Call 604-501-5100 to register or register online. Course # 4404222.
When: Sunday, May 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 561 172 Street, South Surrey
Cost: $7 at the gate, cash only. Advance tickets $5 per person. Children under 12 are free
8. Chilliwack Hospice Society’s Annual Breakfast
The Chilliwack Hospice Society Thrifty Boutique is holding their Mother’s Day Breakfast on May 11. Delicious Pancake and sausage breakfast provided the Chilliwack Dogwood Monarch Lions Club. Breakfast is available by donation with all proceeds going to Chilliwack Hospice Soceity. All clothing and jewelry 30% off from 9:30am-1:00pm. Funds raised at the Thrifty Boutique fund Hospice programs and services that are provided free of charge to the residents of Chilliwack and Agassiz.
When: May 11 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Chilliwack Hospice Thrifty Boutique is located at: 45428 Luckakuck Way
Cost: by donation
9. Think Pink for Mother’s Day
Help mom see the world through Rosé coloured glasses! This Mother’s Day Township 7 Winery in Langley is celebrating with the long awaited release of their 2014 Rosé wine. Treat mom to a refreshing glass (or bottle or two) of this pretty in pink wine along with a delicious progressive luncheon and grooving tunes at this south Langley winery.
When: Sunday, May 10 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Township 7 Winery, 21152 16th Ave, Langley
Is there an event we’ve missed? Let us know and we’ll be happy to add it to the list!
[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://www.valleymom.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/main-pic.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]Kristyl Clark is a woman of many hats and the proud wearer of several pairs of sky-high heels. After the maternity leave of her second daughter ended, the journalism graduate decided to resign from her reporting job at Peace Arch News to stay at home with her two little women, Molly and Zoe. When this Fraser Valley gal isn’t up to her eyeballs in mountains of pink laundry or chasing her preschooler away from the toilet bowl, she keeps herself busy and her fridge full by working as a freelance writer for various publications. In true Libran fashion, Kristyl always strives to balance work and play, which is no easy feat with a child on each hip. However, it does make some for interesting blog posts and adventures in the Fraser Valley and beyond.[/author_info] [/author]