Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Not sure what to do for (with) mom on Mother’s Day? We’ve got you covered

Here is a list of activities you can do with you Mom this Mother's Day weekend (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)
Here is a list of activities you can do with you Mom this Mother’s Day weekend (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and lucky for Peninsula residents, there are plenty of places to take mom and show her how much you appreciate her.

From food to turtle painting, WYDaily has you covered.


  • Virginia Beer Company has a number of entertaining and tasty events this weekend. On Friday, there will be 15 beers all day including two new wine barrel aged Saisons. For entertainment, musician Jason Cale will be performing starting at 6 p.m. On Saturday, guests can experience free brewery tours at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. On Sunday, guests can tie-dye their own bandannas or buy mom a discounted growler.
  • The Williamsburg Regional Library hasn’t forgotten mom either. On Saturday, WRL is providing a Make a Bath Bomb for Mom from 2-3 p.m. event for last-minute teen gifts. This event is for guests ages 13 to 18.
  • At Busch Gardens, give mom the gift of a never-ending memory with photography specials. At all photo locations, the park is offering two prints, two key chains and a digital download for $19.99. Additionally, the Caribou Potter location in New France is offering $1 off glasses of cider and 20 percent off cider bottles.
  • Start off this Mother’s Day with a brunch in the Regency Room in the Williamsburg Inn. The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet will have special table displays, chef action stations, and a special Mother’s Day dessert table with treat’s from the Inn’s pastry chef. Tickets are $99.95 or $48.95 for children ages 3 to 10. Children younger than 3 are free.
  • The Williamsburg Lodge is also hosting a special Mother’s Day Brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a selection of scones as well as a chef action station. Tickets are $28 or $14 for children ages 3 to 10.
  • Take mom to a Scottish Highland storytelling experience in the Hennage Auditorium in the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Master storyteller Donna Wolf will be telling tales of ogres and fairies from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are included in admission to Colonial Williamsburg or the Art Museum.
  • To finish off the day’s activities, head to Christiana Campbell’s Mother’s Day Dinner At Christiana Campbell’s Tavern. There will be an 18th-century style dinner with a special chef-curated menu including a champagne cocktail or a flight of wine. Reservations can be made by calling 855-283-4075. Tickets are $49.95 each or $24.95 for children ages 3 to 10.


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Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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