When it comes to mothers every day should be a day we celebrate the exceptional women in our lives. There is no better time than Mother's Day to honor the ladies who inspire us and make us want to better. Be that a friend who may be a hard-working single mom or your own devoted mother, these ladies deserve a day of being spoiled.  We've gathered a few of our favorite gift ideas for all the types of moms in your life as well as a list of local events paying tribute to the special day. Whether the lady in your life prefers the great outdoors and gardening, cooking up something tasty in the kitchen, or inside princess pampering. we've got you covered. We even have a list of local restaurants offering Mother's Day specials to make your planning for Mom a bit easier. Check out our gallery above and details below to get a jump-start on your holiday weekend. 
Mother's Day Dining:
Jean Farris Winery & Bistro
Special 3-course Prix-Fixe for $50 with reservations available 11 to 7. (Regular menu not available.)
Special Mother's Day Menu
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet
Palmer's Fresh Grill.
Have lunch with a scenic view by the water.
Mother's Day Brunch, Sunday, May 10th 11:00am-2:00pm
Gift Guide:
My Mom - Her Story. Her Words.
Nature's Splendid Mother's Day Arrangements
La Petite Delicat Mother's Day Macaron Gift Box 
Dogeared 'Mom' Pendant Necklace
Sweat & Go Lulu Lemon Bag
philosophy 'amazing grace' eau de toilette layering set
I'm A Mom, What's Your SuperPower?" 12oz Coffee Mug
loeffler randall ambrose kitten heel sandal
Tom Ford 'Malin' Sunglasses
Lorenza Rosé (a mother/daughter made wine)
Posh Salon & Spa Mother's Day Packages
Kitchenaid Artisan Stand Mixer
Bella J Candles
Ben's Garden's We Love Mom Collection
Best Mom Ever Pillow
Oakland Living Birds 1-Tier Outdoor Birdbath
Sephora Gift Card
Victoria's Secret Cozy Lounge Robe
Local Events:
May 7th
4th Annual Chrysalis House Mother’s Day Luncheon
Celebrate mothers in recovery and all mothers in our community who work every day to make healthy choices for their families.
May 9th 
Mother's Day Tea Festival
Bring Mom out to enjoy a day of Shopping, Pampering, Music, Food and Fun. Over 30 vendors including Photographer for Mom and Me Photos for Mother's Day. Plus, register Mom in a Drawing for a Weekend Getaway!
The Kentucky Magic Dinner Theater (Mother's Day Weekend Show)
Each performance features four parts. Courses of the meal alternate with the performances to provide a relaxed and fun filled evening. Seating begins at 6:00 PM Show and Dinner begin at 6:30 PM. Great Fun, Great Food, Great Magic! 
Women's Hospital at Saint Joseph East Hosts 16th Annual Maternity Fair
Festivities for the day will include interactive panel discussions with OB/GYN physicians and other maternity and pediatric specialists. Giveaways and prizes will be distributed throughout the event. One lucky attendee will win the grand prize, which includes free delivery at the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East,, covering out-of-pocket expenses up to $2,000, and a package of assorted goodies. The fair is free and open to the public. Registration is available at For more information, call 859.967.5781
May 10th 
Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Train Excursions/Mother's Day 
Every Saturday enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky! Please arrive 15 minutes early. Time: 2:00 PM. Venue: Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum. Admission:$12
10th Annual Anita Ross Baker Mother’s Day Concert, "A Very Special Evening of Music"
Honoring woman who loved music and singing, featuring talented singers and musicians in Lexington and at UK. When: 7:30 p.m.  Where: Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 405 Rose St. Cost: Free

Posted on 2015-05-06 by Jesse L. Brooks