Celebrate Mom this weekend

 

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There are a lot of fun and interesting activities happening in and around Philly this weekend in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are a few we thought looked intriguing…

Mother’s Day Tea Party with Betsy, Saturday 5/11, 4-5:30 pm, Betsy Ross House (239 Arch Street)

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The Betsy Ross House hosts its 5th annual Mother’s Day Tea Party with Betsy. Dine on elegant fare provided by City Tavern and sip fine teas in a beautiful setting with Betsy Ross as your hostess. Learn 18th century tea etiquette and get a rare look at artifacts from the archives. Tickets: $20. Phone: 215-629-4026.

 

 

 

Wine Tasting for Moms, Saturday 5/11, 12:00 Noon, Crossing Vineyards & Winery (Washington Crossing, PA)

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Treat your favorite Mom to a delicious afternoon of food, wine and fun. Includes a five-course gourmet food & wine pairing, plus a drawing with prizes for “Mom of the Year.” $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservation necessary. Phone: 215-493-6500, ext. 19.

 

 

 

Mother’s Day Boat to Bartram’s Garden, Sunday 5/12, 12:00 Noon, Schuykill Banks – Walnut St. Dock

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Cruise to Bartram’s Garden and discover the home of America’s first great botanist, John Bartram. Take a 1/4-mile walk up the meadow to see amazing views of the Philadelphia skyline and explore the historic garden, community farm and recreational trail. This 3-hour tour includes a 2-hour stop at Bartram’s Garden with guided tour of the 1728 house. Picnic lunches and day passes for hands-on activities are available for additional fees. Tickets: Adults $30.00 / Children 12 and under $17.00. Phone: 1-800-979-3370.

Mother’s Day Brunch in the Square, Sunday 5/12, 2:00 p.m, Franklin Sqaure (Race Street)

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Treat mom to a delicious breakfast, followed by a round of Philly Mini Golf. Kids can also make a special gift & card for mom (tickets required). Phone: (215) 629-4026