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Your guide to Mother's Day events

Funcoast • May 12, 2015 at 6:28 PM

We’ve got plenty of great events throughout the area that are dedicated solely to celebrating mom. Shelve the idea of stale, boring gifts and give her what she really wants — some quality one-on-one time with you. From teatimes and wine to gourmet dinners, we’ve got something that’s sure to suit everyone’s taste.

Mother-Daughter Tea

• WHEN: 11 a.m. April 30

• WHERE: Glazed & Blazed LLC, 130 W. Main St., Marblehead

• COST: $10/person, plus cost of the pottery of your choosing

• INFO: 419-798-4008

Glazed & Blazed in Marblehead is having a special Mother-Daughter tea event. They’ll be serving tasty sandwiches, snacks and tea, but with a twist. You’ll be able to paint some pottery for a special take-home as well. Reservations required; call for more information.

5th Annual Mother’s Day Victorian Tea

• WHEN: 1 p.m. April 30 & May 1

• WHERE: Lyme Village, 5001 SR 4, Bellevue

• COST: $20/adult, $8/children ages 12 and under; parties of four adults and more are $15/person

• INFO: 419-862-3828 or 419-202-4488

 Lyme Village will be holding its fifth annual Mother’s Day Victorian Tea party in the 1882 John Wright Mansion. You’ll enjoy a unique day of shopping, door prizes, raffles and tea. Be sure to bring your favorite tea cup and saucer to use. You’ll take a tour of the mansion following the program. Paid reservations required in advance; call for more information.

Mother's Day Craft

• WHEN: 4:30 p.m. May 3

• WHERE: Huron Public Library, 333 Williams St., Huron

• COST: Free

• INFO: 419-433-5009

  Make a special craft for Mother's Day! Kids in kindergarten and up are invited to make sure Mom has a "picture perfect" day by making her a special gift. Bring a 4x6 photo of yourself with your mom, grandma or any other special lady in your life. Registration required; call above number.

Mother's Day Getaway

• WHEN: May 6-7

• WHERE: Put-in-Bay Resort, 439 Loraine Ave., Put-in-Bay

• COST: $179/night for package (see package details below)

• INFO: 888-742-7829

  Looking for a great way to treat Mom? Reward her with a weekend at Put-in-Bay! For just $179 per night, the package includes round trip tickets for two abroad the Jet Express, a room at Put-in-Bay Resort, Bay Lodging Resort or Edgewater Hotel; a Mother's Day hot breakfast buffet, complimentary golf cart rental, a coupon sheet with over $100 in savings at island businesses. Children under 5 years of age ride the Jet and stay at the resort for free. This special is only valid for Friday and Saturday and cannot be booked online. Reservations required; call the above number.

Park Pals: Marvelous Moms

• WHEN: 10 a.m. May 7

• WHERE: Osborn Park, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron

• COST: Free

• INFO: 419-625-7783

  Meet in the Erie Room of the Frost Center to make a Mother's Day craft for the kids to take home and give to Mom. You'll also learn about some really awesome animal moms and how they take care of their young in the wild. An adult must accompany the child attending. Registration appreciated, but not required.

Mother's Day Craft for Kids

• WHEN: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. May 7

• WHERE: Berlin Township Public Library, 4 E. Main St., Berlin Heights

• COST: Free

• INFO: 419-588-2250

  Make a special gift or two that Mom will absolutely love. There will be many different types of beaded crafts and other craft gifts for kids to choose from. Refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Mother's Day Craft for Kids

• WHEN: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. May 7

• WHERE: Milan Public Library, 19 E. Church St., Milan

• COST: Free

• INFO: 419-499-4117

  Kids will get to make a great gift to give Mom on her special day. Refreshments will be served, and they'll be drawing prizes. No registration required.

Mother’s Day Weekend

• WHEN: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 7-8

• WHERE: Hermes Vineyards and Winery, 6413 Hayes Ave., Sandusky  

• COST: $10/person

• INFO: 419-626-8500

  Take mom to the winery where you’ll enjoy wine tastings paired with delicious cupcakes. Call for more information.

Mother’s Day Brunch

• WHEN: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 8

• WHERE: Kalahari Waterpark Resort, 7000 Kalahari Dr., Sandusky  

• COST: $24.99/adult, $11.99/children ages 4-11, kids 3 and under eat free

• INFO: 419-433-5543

  Kalahari will have a huge Mother's Day buffet-style brunch in the convention center. There will be a jumbo shrimp "waterfall," fresh fruit, salad bar, king crab, melon margarita, traditional Bouillabaisse, a Beyond Bountiful Omelet Station, hot sides, a chef carving station, a children's buffet and an enticing array of cakes, pies, cookies and chocolate fountains. No matter how picky the mom, she's sure to find something she wants here! Reservations expected; call above number.

Mother’s Day Brunch

• WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 8

• WHERE: Sawmill Creek Resort, 300 Sawmill Creek Dr. W., Huron 

• COST: $22.95/adult, $9.95/kids ages 4-11, kids ages 3 and under are free

• INFO: 419-433-3800 ext. 740

  Sawmill Creek will have a huge Mother's Day buffet-style brunch. There will be extensive stations for salads, a new spring garden salad extravaganza, a breakfast station, a carving station of roast beef, pasta and a sundae blizzard bar filled with delicious toppings to create your own perfect sundae. They are also offering a Sawmill Memory Picture Gift, where you can remember the day with a picture of you and your mom. They will print off the photo and give it to you during brunch. An 18% gratuity will be added to all checks. Reservations required; call above number.

A Mother’s Day Celebration

• WHEN: 1 p.m. May 8

• WHERE: J.F. Walleye's, 1810 Fox Road, Middle Bass Island

• COST: $12.99/adult

• INFO: 440-823-2990

  At this fabulous celebration, each mom will get a beautiful potted flower for free (while supplies last). The new chef Josh will be serving up some juicy apricot chicken with rice pilaf and a vegetable medley. You must make a reservation by calling Chris at 440-823-2990.

A Mother’s Day Celebration

• WHEN: 1-7 p.m. May 8

• WHERE: Chez Francois Restaurant, 555 Main St., Vermilion

• COST: $49.95/person (tax and gratuity not included)

• INFO: 440-967-0630

  Treat mom to a fabulous gourmet dinner in celebration of Mother’s Day. Enjoy a menu that includes French onion soup, rich lobster bisque, an assorted fruit salad, spring spinach salad, char grilled Kona Kampachi, Peekytoe crab, roasted loin of lamb, aged beef, Delarobi fruit tart and white

chocolate mousse. Reservations required; call for more information. 

A Mother’s Day Celebration

• WHEN: 4-8 p.m. May 8

• WHERE: Zinc Brasserie, 142 Columbus Ave., Sandusky

• COST: $60/person (plus tax and gratuity)

• INFO: 419-502-9462 ext. 1

  Treat mom to the best at this special seating at Zinc. The four-course dinner will feature a spring salad, chilled asparagus soup, seared scallops, salmon, duck legs, pork loin, filet, sorbet, Belgian chocolate mousse and creme brulee. Each guest will receive a free glass of bubbly. Reservations required; call above number.

Be sure to stay tuned to Funcoast.com to see what you should (and shouldn't!) get mom. Is there a Mother's Day event that didn't make our list? Tell us about it! Leave a comment below or email editor@funcoast.com.

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