Mother’s Day Baltimore 2014 is May 11. There are many ideas to celebrate moms in Baltimore!

The Downtown Craft Market is Thursday and Friday, May 8-9 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 10, take Mom to visit the Cylburn Arboretum, for its 46th 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 close to being sold out! Saturday still has tickets as of right now. The event is from 1-5pm each day. Visit Boordy’s event page for more information.

The Orioles play the Astros on Saturday and Sunday — Saturday at 7:05pm, Sunday’s game is at 1:35pm — what a great way to spend Mother’s Day! Tickets through

The Maryland Film Festival runs Wednesday, May 7 – Sunday May 11. 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.

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 at Silo Point in Locust Point in Downtown Baltimore. It runs April 27 through May 18th. The Show House will be open on Mother’s Day from 10am-4pm. 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 tasty food as well! Visit their website for prices, details and reservations.

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 55 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  Cafe Troia, Cunningham’s, and Herb & Soul. In Hunt Valley, The Oregon Grille and Carlo’s Italian Bistro in Cockeysville have special brunches on OpenTable, while there are a number of others across the county, and a large number in the city.

Happy Mother’s Day to my Mom readers!

Flower Pot photo courtesy of AuKirk via Flickr CC