Cheers to the woman who does it all. On Mother's Day (and every other day, for that matter) she deserves the best. Our roundup of things to do in + around Newport includes the perfect restaurants (brunch is essential), relaxing harbor tours, vineyards and breweries and so much more to show mom just how much you love her.
When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. Rest assured, local restaurants, shops, and businesses are doing everything they can to ensure the safety of all. This includes wearing mandatory face coverings, following guidelines put in place by health and government officials, and implementing stringent cleaning practices.
All we ask when you land on these shores is that you play your part in keeping everyone safe. Please be kind, wear a mask, wash your hands, and maintain six feet of social distancing from others.
*Brunch offerings are updated on a rolling basis. Please check back as Mother's Day approaches for the most up-to-date listings.
Take Out Special:
FAMILY STYLE TAKE-OUT PACKAGE
Where: The Mooring
Celebrate Mom at home with The Mooring's family-style take-out package. Each package is $175 and serves four guests and includes flowers. Each package comes in oven-ready packaging and with heating instructions and will be ready for pick-up on Mother's Day.
BLITHEWOLD: DAFFODIL DAYS
When: Through May
Where: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Each April, tens of thousands of Daffodils trumpet the arrival of Spring at Blithewold Mansion in Bristol. The well-known daffodil display blankets the 33-acre seaside estate with more than fifty thousand daffodils.
RAIL EXPLORERS SUNDAY BRUNCH
When: Sunday, May 9; 9:00 AM
Where: Rail Explorers
Admission: $110 for two
Climb aboard pedal-powered rail bikes set on abandoned railroad tracks and travel along the shore during a Southern Circuit ride. You'll stop at Bayside Station for brunch featuring mimosas, bloody marys, muffins, fruit and Death Wish coffee.
MOTHER'S DAY SPECIALTY MARKET
When: Saturday, May 8, 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Sandywoods Center for the Arts
Bring the whole family down to the Mothers Day Specialty Market to explore a wide selection of locally-made food and goods, including baked goods, prepared foods, seafood, kombucha, donuts, hot sauces, super foods, jewelry, pottery, art and more. Live music with Julio Amaro.
ART BLOOMING AT LINDEN PLACE MANSION
When: May 7 - 9, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Linden Place
The historic 1810 mansion, its collections and gardens will serve as an inspirational backdrop to dozens of original artwork and floral arrangements created by local artists and designers. Expressive forms of design and art inspired by the Linden Place gardens or mansion will be discovered in every room of the 1810 historic house museum. Art Blooming at Linden Place will kick-off the opening of the season for the 1810 historic house museum and gardens.
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