Regular Garden admission
The long weekend kicks off on Friday, May 12 with National Public Gardens Day. This day is designed to promote awareness of public gardens. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will have its historic Bloemendaal House open to the public from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with free drop-in tours by knowledgeable Garden Guides where you can learn more about the history of the property as the Lakeside Wheel (or bicycle) Club built in the 1890s. (please note: regular admission is required.)
Saturday and Sunday – Enjoy activities in the Children’s Garden include “make-and-takes” for mom: make a Mother’s Day card and a tissue paper flowers! (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Saturday, May 13 – Create an experience your mom will enjoy, give her a tour of A Million Blooms.
Sunday, May 14 – Enjoy the smooth jazz sounds of Glennroy Bailey at the popular Mother’s Day concert held at the Bloemendaal House from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Food is also available for purchase at the Bloemendaal House from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring blankets or lawn chairs but no outside food or beverage is permitted.
Tips for Mother’s Day: Arrive before noon if you can. Carpool if you can, parking is limited.
Mother’s Day Menu at Bloemendaal House
Sunday, May 14, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Chicken Salad on Whole Wheat $7
Club Sandwich on Sourdough $7
Veggie & Hummus Wraps $6
Cobb Salad $7
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad$7
Caesar Salad $6
Cheese & Fruit Plate $7
Fresh Fruit Salad $3
Pasta Salad $3
Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie $3
Kid’s Meals (Includes juice box) $6
Soft Drinks $2
Cash or Credit Accepted
ROBINS TEA HOUSE RESERVATIONS ARE FULL Price-Fixe Brunch in the Lora Robins Tea House with seatings at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Reservations open Feb. 7 at teahouseevents.com. NO phone reservations please. Please arrive 30-45 minutes early for your brunch reservation.