It’s the week leading up to Mother’s Day week, mamas.
If you’re looking for some good ideas for things to do with your mom, MIL, or as a way to Treat Yo Self for Mother’s Day, here’s a fun list for inspiration (just click on the name of the event for more detailed information about each):
Events and activities:
Saturday, May 12:
Mother’s Day Saturday at the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mother’s Day Celebration at Reagan Family Farm, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Fayetteville. U-pick strawberries.
Farmer and the Markets at the Bentonville Farmer’s Market, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Kid’s Day at the Siloam Springs Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to noon
Free yoga in the Garden, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, 9:30-10-30 a.m.
The Little Craft Show, Shiloh Square, Springdale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mother’s Day Floral Workshop, Handworks NWA, Bentonville, 10 a.m. to noon.
Drop-in Paint Workshop, High on the Hog Vintage Boutique & Market, Prairie Grove, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mother’s Day Storytime, Barnes and Noble, Rogers, Saturday, 11-11:30 a.m.
Mother’s Day Berries & BBQ at Appel Farms. 11 a.m. Bring your mom out to pick strawberries and have a picnic. BBQ sandwiches will be available. Bring your chairs and/or blankets and find a spot at the farm to enjoy your sandwich and berries.
Succulent Make & Take, Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville, 11-12:30 and 1:30-3, Saturday
Mother’s Day Mommy & Me Painting with a Princess, Princess Party Palace, Fayetteville, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Mother’s Day Paint Party, Local Color Studio, Fayetteville, 1-4 p.m.
Free Mother’s Day-Themed Kid’s Craft Saturday, Marco’s Pizza, Fayetteville, 1-2 p.m.
Community Creative Center, May 13, Fayetteville, 2-3:30, Make a mug together on the pottery wheel.
Mother’s Day Tea, Friends of the Pea Ridge Community Library, Pea Ridge Library, tea, crafts and a photo booth. Mother-daughter event, 3-4:30 p.m.
Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea Party, Princess Party Palace, Bentonville, 2 sessions on Saturday.
Hello Local Pop-Up Shop, Saturday, check out the store before it officially opens in Springdale.
Foam Fest, Fayetteville Square, Saturday, 5 p.m.
Free Movie Night (Woodlawn), Farmington Public Library, Saturday, 8 p.m. Concessions and face painting open an hour before dark.
Sunday, May 13 (Mother’s Day):
Mother’s Day Playdate at the Amazeum. Celebrate Mother’s Day with an Amazeum family playdate! Members can bring their mama or grandmama for free on Sunday, May 13, and they’ll have special photo props to help commemorate the day. Make some new memories and share them at #amazeumsupermom.
Mother’s Day Celebration at Reagan Family Farm, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fayetteville. U-pick strawberries.
Open Studio Mother’s Day, Lanuti’s Glass, Fayetteville, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art making, demos, tea and snacks.
Mother’s Day at Painting with a Twist, Vintage Blooms painting, Bentonville, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free Ice Skating at Funday Sunday, The Jones Center, Sprindale, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Mother’s Day Brunch ideas, Sunday:
Eleven Restaurant at Crystal Bridges, Bentonville
Brunch/live music at Sassafras Springs Vineyard, Springdale 10:30-12:30
Nomads Mother’s Day Brunch, Fayetteville, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Southern Food Company, Fayetteville
Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar, Fayetteville
Prelude Breakfast Bar, Fayetteville
The Farmer’s Table, Fayetteville
Mockingbird Kitchen, Fayetteville
Gusano’s, Rogers and Bentonville, a free flower for mom and her choice of: cheese stix, brownie stix or cookie stix
The Buttered Biscuit, Rogers
Mirabella’s Table, Rogers
The Hive, Bentonville, Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Mother’s Day Buffet, Fred’s Hickory Inn, Bentonville 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tusk and Trotter, Bentonville
War Eagle Mill, Rogers, Mother’s Day breakfast and lunch
The Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs, plated breakfast 8-11 a.m.; brunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.