Mother’s Day – so many ways to celebrate Mom!

Looking for ideas for Mother’s Day?  Everything you need to celebrate your Mom can be found right here in Concord!

Whether you are looking for a special gift or activity, here are a few ideas:

 

The Umbrella Open Studios on front law of The Umbrella

May 1, 2, 8 & 9 – 10:30AM – 4:30PM

Limited capacity. RSVP for free timed slot through Artfest App (recommended) or web ticketing (May 8 or May 9) up to 30 minutes before the day’s events start. 

 

Yoga outdoors on lawn at Clark Farm Market with On The Mat Yoga

On the Mat will return to Clark Farm Market in Carlisle for Yoga on the Farm this spring and summer. We will be back on the fields at Clark Farm Market beginning May 8th. We are dreaming of spring and cannot wait to see you in the farm fields!

The cost for each class is $18 to drop in or you can use your existing studio 10-, 20-class pass.  Virtual passes do not apply. REGISTER NOW.

Take Mom on Art Walk!

The Art Walk exhibits outdoor, air-inspired artwork by several regional artists that engages the element of Air — whether banner, windchime, pinwheel, or any other creative forms. Explore the air-inspired art scattered throughout Concord Center’s conservation land, and use the QR codes on exhibition signs or  the Artfest Kidstrack coloring activity sheet, self-guided audio tour Google Map, or our new Artfest App to listen to the artists discuss their work and inspirations.

Featured Artists

BARD | A Symphony of Wind @ Heywood Meadow, Ford Park [audio]

Laurie Bogdan | Winds of Change @ Reformatory Bike Path [audio]

Nayda Cuevas | Wish for Change @ Chamberlin Park [audio]

Liz Helfer | Lightweight @ Millbrook Way [audio]

Leah Medin | Medium Green @ Heywood Meadow [audio]

Karen Krolak and Nicole Harris | aWays to Fathom: Middlesex edition @ Nashawtuc Hill [audio]

Piano Recital with Tanya Bartevyan, 3-4pm on Mother’s Day

Felicia-Buitenwerf, Unsplash

Rent a boat at the South Bridge Boat House 

Rent a canoe or kayak and explore miles of peaceful waterways on the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers.

Get her garden ready! Try one of the many farm stands or nurseries in town – there is a fabulous selection!

Take a hike on a trail or through a local park. Or pump up tires on mom’s bike and take the rail trail.

 

Take the Women of Concord Tour!

In a town famous for the independent spirit of its people, Concord’s women have always been leaders, fighting for justice and creating a uniquely American vision in literature and art. Come with us to hear the stories of these remarkable women, and see the places where they made their mark.

Tours are offered Saturdays May 1, 8 and 15 at 1:00 -2:30pm. Price $40 per person. Each guest will receive a complimentary ticket to “Every Path Laid Open,” a special exhibit opening May 7th at the Concord Museum and the tour ends with a visit to Concord’s Colonial Inn for a slice of cake and pot of tea. Tours offered by the Concord Visitor Center and in partnership with the Robbins House and the Concord Museum.

 

There is no better spot than Concord to find an array of beautiful gifts for mom. From fashion to home decor to jewelry, gourmet chocolates  – you’ll find it all right here in town!

 

 

 

You can never go wrong with flowers! Look for Flowers  here.

Visit Imagination Station & make a Mother’s Day card!

Imagination Station has everything you need to create some beautiful and creative homemade cards that your mom will love!

May 8th: Concord Museum Exhibit: Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality

 

Order take-out or buy fixings for her favorite meal! How about brunch, pack a picnic or dinner around the firepit?

Don’t forget Dessert!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, aunts & grandmothers out there.

 

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We are bringing the fun to Easter at Revolutionary Concord

Purchase $20 of fun March 23-March 28th to receive a FREE Easter tote (while supplies last)!