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10 TRENDS | Ways to Celebrate Mom Locally


Celebrate Mom this May with beautiful brunches, creative crafting events, wine walks, garden gatherings and more to show her how much you love & appreciate everything about her.

#1 | Wine on the Fox

OSWEGO–Get ready for the wine-tasting event of the season! Gather with friends and family for Wine on the Fox on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 in Oswego along the banks of the Fox River. Taste from more than 100 regional wine selections, enjoy live music and tasty local food.

#2 | Mother’s Day Craft Show

AURORA/NAPERVILLE–Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Mother's Day Craft Show at Fox Valley Mall on May 6-7th during mall hours each day. Shop more than 50 local vendors and crafters set up throughout the mall on the upper level and lower level outside of Round One.

#3 | Floral Design Workshop

DOWNERS GROVE–Alter Brewing Company in Downers Grove will host a Floral Design Workshop on May 11th at 7 p.m. just in time for Mother's Day! Guests will receive one beverage and learn the fundamentals of successful floral design, including form, flower and color selection, vase prep, mechanics, and design from an experienced event florist. Create your very own floral design filled with the freshest seasonal blooms.

#4 | Pre-Mother’s Day Breakfast

GENEVA–Moms deserve to feel special for the whole weekend. Enjoy breakfast with the wonderful moms in your life during this annual breakfast in the Little Traveler’s Atrium Café on May 13th at 9:30 a.m.. This year, a very special guest, harpist Nichole Young will fill the cafe with beautiful music.

#5 | Champagne Toast Brunch

WINFIELD–The clubhouse and tent at Kline Creek Golf Club will host mom with a Champagne toast and present a brunch buffet highlighted by a carving station, omelet station, seafood options, and a large array of desserts on May 14th. Guests will also enjoy live music and mother’s day crafts for the kids.

#6 | BYOB Mother’s & Meditation Yoga

GLEN ELLYN–Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with a peaceful morning of yoga on May 13 from 9am-11am at the Lake Ellyn Boathouse. Bring your drink of choice to enhance your experience as Ackerman SFC instructors guide you through your practice. Participants receive a goody bag and a raffle ticket for a chance to win gift baskets from local businesses.

#7 | Golf or Park Brunch

WHEATON/WINFIELD–The chefs at Cantigny are planning an exceptional brunch buffet on May 14th at both Le Jardin at Cantigny Park and the Red Oak Room at Cantigny Golf that will include a hand-carved Herb-roasted Striploin, a made-to-order Omelet Station, shrimp cocktail, imported cheeses, and delectable entrees including Shrimp Scampi Ravioli, Cajun Chicken Marsala, and Cajun Mahi Mahi.

#8 | Brunch on the Farm

AURORA–Treat mom to a special day at Blackberry Farm on May14th! Start the day with a beautiful brunch and then spend the afternoon at Blackberry Farm enjoying all the amenities. www.blackberryfarm.Info

#9 | She ROCKS It: Celebrating Women Who Rock Awards Gala 2023

NAPERVILLE–An Annual Celebrating Women Who ROCK Awards Gala is a signature event for She ROCKS It and will be hosted at The Matrix Club in Naperville on May 21st at 2 p.m. Celebrate and honor the accomplishments of women who have done amazing, impactful, life-changing things to empower, inspire, motivate, encourage, and uplift others. The afternoon will include a 3-course meal, vendors, and networking opportunities.

#10 | 25th Annual St. Charles Fine Art Show

ST. CHARLES–Celebrate all things beautiful at the 25th annual St.Charles Fine Art Show will take place on May 27th and May 28th on Riverside Avenue between Main Street (Rt 64) and Illinois Street in downtown St. Charles. Free admission and parking available. Live mural painting, paint a car event, art activities, feature tent, live music, and more!


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