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Celebrate Mom this weekend



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)


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)


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


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)


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