Baltimore Mother’s Day 2013 showcases some fun ideas to celebrate moms!

Due to weather, the Downtown Craft Market has been moved to this Thursday and Friday, May 9-10 from 11am-2pm. Located at the Center Plaza, you can get crafts created by local artists including picture & drawing prints, jewelry, clothing, paintings, flowers & plants, as well as food vendors! Visit for more details.

On Saturday, May 11, take Mom to visit the Cylburn Arboretum, for its 45th Annual Market Day from 8am-12pm. There are plants & flowers for purchase, as well as activities, seminars, and you can enjoy the beauty that is the Arboretum. This event is FREE, but parking is $10. Visit their site for more details.

Boordy Vineyards offers a Mother’s Day Picnic on Saturday and Sunday, but Sunday is SOLD OUT. Saturday is still open as of right now. The event is from 1-5pm. Visit Boordy’s event page for more information.

The Maryland Film Festival runs Thursday, May 9 – Sunday May 12. There are movies all day each day, and on Sunday — so treat Mom to a movie screening (or a few!) There is more information and schedule of events on their website.

The BSO also has a show at 3pm on Sunday, “Chaplin’s Masterpiece: Modern Times.”

On Mother’s Day, the Baltimore Farmers Market is open from 7am-12noon for flowers, vegetables, a bazaar and more.

The BSO Decorators’ Show House, is in Legend Hill in Timonium, at Johnny Unitas’s old house. This runs through May 19th. The Show House will be open on Mother’s Day from 1-5pm. More details and ticket ordering is located on the BSO website.

Spirit Cruises has multiple Mother’s Day Brunch cruises as well as an early and later dinner cruise. Take Mom out to enjoy the views from the inner harbor, and have some yummy food as well! Visit their website for more details and reservations!

As always, Mother’s Day Brunch is always appreciated by Mom. There are a number of places that are offering special Mother’s Day Brunches, but you will need reservations — and some places may be sold out! There are 91 places listed with Open Table that are having special brunches or menus for the day. In Baltimore County, Towson Mother’s Day menus are at 7 West, Cafe Troia, and Havana Road, Timonium brunches are at Christopher Daniel and Basta Pasta, and in Hunt Valley, The Oregon Grille and Carlo’s Italian Bistro in Cockeysville, while there are a number across the county, and a large number in the city.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms out there!

Flower Pot photo courtesy of AuKirk via Flickr CC