2019 Mother’s Day Brunch & 7 Other Fun Things To Do

Mother’s Day is approaching – Sunday, May 12th – and since it’s one of the busiest restaurant days of the year we suggest you make your reservations early. This is a day set aside to pamper mom so getting her away from the stove will certainly be appreciated. Restaurant meal not your style – we’ve got you covered, see the list of really fun family events happening on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Brunch

These three locations will add a little flair in mom’s day. Dress nicely and enjoy the grown-up atmosphere.

The Atrium at Doral Arrowwood

A very popular Mother’s Day brunch is served at this light and airy, classy conference center. Brunch is served buffet style with something for everyone including carving stations, seafood, pastas, salads, fruit and a dessert table.

Location: 975 Anderson Hill Road, Rye Brook

Times: Sunday May 12, Noon, 12:30, 3, 3:30and 5:30 p.m.

Pricing: $58 adults, $26 children ages 4-10, under 4 complimentary

Reservations: Highly recommended

Contact Info: 844-211-0512. doralarrowwood.com

Crabtree’s Kittle House

Step back in time in this 1790’s carriage house for this high-end buffet brunch featuring a carving station, cold seafood, pastas, vegetables, cheeses, salads, baked goods and of course desserts.

Location: 11 Kittle Road, Chappaqua

Times: Sunday, May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Pricing: $67.50 adults, children 12 and under $33.75

Reservations: Highly recommended

Contact Info: 914-666-8044. kittlehouse.com

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester

A special Mother’s Day Brunch is being served in the Lobby Lounge. Sit near the intimate fireplace and enjoy the complimentary glass of lass of Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc along with an assortment of Chef’s canapés, including Foie Gras Pate, Tuna Poke Wonton, and Watermelon Feta Kabob. The menu includes petite sandwiches, such as Maine Lobster Rolls with Toasted Almonds and Roasted Vegetable Terraine on Open Faced Brioche, and warm and fresh homemade scones from their in-house bakery. To wrap up the afternoon have a Rose Water and Kaffir Lime Sponge Cake, topped with a citrus glaze.

Location: 3 Renaissance Sq., White Plains

Day/Times: Sunday, May 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Pricing: $85 adults, $45 children + tax and gratuity

Reservations: seating is first come, first serve

Contact Info: 914-946-5500. ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/new-york/westchester

Other Mother’s Day Ideas

Looking for something different to do this Mother’s Day consider these activities where dress up is not required and kids don’t have to sit still.

Bicycle Sundays

A great Westchester tradition gets rolling again! Bike, jog, walk or skate a 13.1-mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway, which is closed to cars for select Sundays, including Mother’s Day!

Location: Bronx River Parkway, Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Rd. in Yonkers

Times: Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pricing: FREE

Reservations: not needed

Contact Info: thewpf.org

Mommy’s Lil’ Sprouts

Gather in the Manor House to read a short story and meet some furry friends. Then plant a variety of seeds to take home and nurture them as they grow.

Location: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale

Times: Sunday, May 12 from 1 to 2 p.m.

Pricing: $8, recommended for ages 3 and up

Reservations: Not required

Contact Info: 914-723-3470. greenburghnaturecenter.org

Throw Mama to the Wolves!

Celebrate Mom and Mother Nature with the wonderful wolves at the WCC. Visit Ambassador wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and learn what wolf families do in the spring.

Location: Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem

Times: Sunday, May 12 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Pricing: $14 adults, $11 children under 12

Reservations: Pre-registration required.

Contact Info: 914-753-2373. nywolf.org

Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party

Make it a beautiful weekend for mom with garden walks, live family entertainment, games, outdoor fun, picnicking and more.

Location: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd. at Fordham Rd., Bronx

Times: May 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pricing: Included in All-Garden Pass. $28 adults, $12 children 2-12, children under 2 free

Reservations: Reservations not required

Contact Info: 718-817-8700. nybg.org

Sheep Shearing

It’s time to give the sheep their yearly haircuts! Muscoot’s sheep shearer and 4-H are on hand to answer all your questions. The Muscoot Farmer’s Market is also open today from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah

Times: Noon to 3 p.m.

Pricing: FREE

Reservations: Not required

Contact Info: 914-864-7286. muscootfarm.org

Family Tour: Earth to Mom!

Visit “A Century of Lunar Photography and Beyond” to see the moon’s surface up close and engage with paintings on view in “The Color of the Moon” to gather inspiration for your own moon-themed work on Mother’s Day.

Location: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers

Times: 2:30 p.m.

Pricing: Free with admission: $7 adults, $4 children 3-18

Reservations: Not required

Contact Info: 914-963-4550. hrm.org

Children and Families: Magic Mobiles

Have fun browsing the grounds of this 500-acre open-air museum featuring an amazing number of large-scale sculptures in natural settings. Join the art collaborative Freestyle Arts Association in making hanging mobiles out of found branches, leaves and stones.

Location: Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd., Mountainville

Times: 1 p.m.

Pricing: Included with admission. $18 adults, $8 children 5-18, children 4 and under free

Reservations: Not required

Contact Info: 845-534-3115. stormking.org