Posted Thursday, May 4, 2017
Mother’s Day is May 14th. As provided by our members, here are some delightful dining, gift, and event suggestions to share with your mom. Please note: some of these start or take place before Mother’s Day. Enjoy!
Archers on the Pier www.archersonthepier.com; 58 Ocean Street, Rockland. 207-594-2435 11am – 8pm. Many Mother’s Day specials. Reservations essential.
Brass Compass Café www.thebrasscompasscafe.com; 305 Main Street, Rockland. 207-596 5960.
Open 6am – 2pm. Mother’s Day breakfast and lunch specials.
Café Miranda, www.cafemiranda.com; 15 Oak Street, Rockland; 207-594-2034
Serving Lunch and Dinner Daily. Cafe Miranda is a cozy bistro with a large, seasonal, and culturally diverse menu. We craft our menu from fresh, locally sourced ingredients and our wood-fired oven is at the center of everything!
The Daily Perch, 421 Main Street, Rockland. 207-466-9038. 8am-3pm.
Featuring a new menu!
Eclipse 2 Park Drive, Rockland. 207-596-6661 ext.606
Brunch buffet at Eclipse on Mother’s Day, 11am to 3pm. $25/adults; $15/children under 12. We will have a prime rib carving station and many other great things! Reservations.
Hill’s Seafood Co. www.hillsseafoodco.com; 266 Main Street, Rockland; 207-593-8400
Family owned and operated seafood restaurant and bar. Serving lunch and dinner with indoor and outdoor deck seating available. A moderately priced, casual restaurant with a focus on providing families with simple, delicious, always fresh seafood in a fun atmosphere. Beautiful ocean views! Voted Best Seafood restaurant 2014, 2015 and 2016. Open for the Season.
Home Kitchen Café www.homekitchencafe.com; 650 Main Street, Rockland; 207-596-2449
Everything we serve is made from scratch, including sticky and cinnamon buns, corned beef hash, and fresh corn tortillas. Many gluten free and vegetarian options. Open for breakfast and lunch and special tasting treats for mothers.
Natalie’s at Camden Harbour Inn www.nataliesrestaurant.com 83 Bay Street, Camden 207-236-7008
Nina June www.ninajunerestaurant.com; 24 Central Street, Rockport; 207-236-8880
Mediterranean food using Maine ingredients - elegant yet simple food served in an exquisite location overlooking Rockport harbor. Open Saturday, May 13, 2017, but closed on Sunday.
The Pearl 273 Main Street, Rockland, 207-593-8629.
For lunch and dinner. The Pearl is located at the end of the pier in one of the most picturesque locations in the Midcoast Maine. Serving a full menu for lunch and dinner.
Point Lookout Resort www.visitpointlookout.com; 67 Atlantic Highway, Northport
Mother's Day Brunch at The Summit. Seating times 10:30am-2:30pm, call 207-789-2000.
Samoset Resort www.samosetresort.com; 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport; 207-593-1549 Mother’s Day brunch. Reservations required.
Seadog Brewing Co. www.seadogbrewing.com; 1 Main Street, Camden; 207-230-1306 Mother’s Day brunch 9 am - 2 pm.
Whale’s Tooth Pub & Restaurant www.whalestoothpub.com; 2531 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville; 207-789-5200
Open Sundays 11:30 am to 8:30 pm with Mother’s Day specials.
Whitehall Inn – Pig + Poetwww.pigandpoetmaine.com; 52 High Street, Camden, 207-236-3391; 800-789-6565
Our classic event to kick-off the season, we offer Mother’s Day brunch from 10am to 2 pm. After brunch, enjoy an afternoon of music at the Camden Opera House with the Hal McIntyre Orchestra, a 14-piece big band. Simply present your Pig + Poet brunch receipt and receive your entry ticket for just $20 (regularly $28).
EVENTS and SPECIAL OFFERS:
Avena Botanicals www.avenabotanicals.com; 219 Mill Street, Rockport
12-3 PM Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful herb tour (1:30 - 2:30 PM) led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants. We will also be selling a variety of plants between 12 - 3 PM. No advance registration is required – Just come and enjoy! Suggested Garden Tour Donation: $5
Camden Opera Housewww.camdenoperahouse.com; 29 Elm Street, Camden; 207-236-7963 Back for another Mother’s Day treat! Hal McIntyre under the direction of Don Pendleton brings the sound of the big band with their musical tribute to Frank Sinatra. Reserved seating tickets; $28 and $12 for children 12 and under. 2pm.
Flowers by Hoboken, www.hobokengardens.com; 15 Tillson Avenue, Rockland; 207-236-3023. “Flowers & gifts for all of life’s celebrations”, offering custom designed Maine Sea Bags filled with floral arrangements for Mother’s Day.
Once a Tree 31 Main Street, Camden, 207-236-3995.
A showcase of fine woodworking; featuring a large selection of Maine-made bowls, cutting boards, and works in wood. Our items range from the functional to the unusual, including a wide variety of kitchen and home necessities! Super side walk sale, May 11, 12 & 13.
RHEAL Day Spa www.rhealdayspa.com; 453 Main Street, Rockland, 207-594-5077.
15% off products purchased with Mother's Day gift cards valued at $50 or more from now until the big day.
Strand Theatre www.rocklandstrand.com; 345 Main Street, Rockland, 207-594-0070
5-time Grammy Winner and Academy Award and Golden Globe Recipient! CHRISTOPHER CROSS made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five Grammy Awards, including—for the first time ever—the four most prestigious awards: Record of the Year (for the single “Sailing”), Album of the Year, Song of the Year (also for “Sailing”).
Union Area Wineries celebrate Mother’s Day Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery and Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery, both of Union, are celebrating Mother’s Day with Maine wine, spirits, treats, and gifts. Union, Maine, Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14th, 2017, 11 am to 5 pm – Treat Mom to a drive in the country this Mother’s Day!
Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery www.savageoakes.com; 174 Barrett Hill Road, Union
We’ll play host to Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections from Freeport, 7-time winner of Down East Magazine Reader’s Choice Poll for Maine’s Best Chocolate and Best Candy Shop. Also on hand, with blending houses in Cushing and Stonington, will be Tempest in a Teapot. As a special treat we will be serving Sangria Iced Tea. Treat Mom to an English Garden Party with tea, wine and chocolates under the tent on the lawn. And, don’t forget, Mom’s day wouldn’t be complete without a beautiful free plant from Seven Tree Farm and Greenhouse, compliments of Savage Oakes.
Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery www.sweetgrasswinery.com; 347 Carroll Rd, Union Producer of wines and spirits, Sweetgrass will be hosting Portland chocolate maker Dean’s Sweets, Waldoboro candy maker Copper Tail Farm, and Sugar Spell Sweets from Damariscotta. Sample delectable truffles, decadent caramels, and oozing chocolate cookies paired with our wines and spirits. For a blast from the past we’ll be showing you how to make your own “wine coolers”.