May is For Moms!
Honor mothers Friday morning at the Mint Hill Branch Library with fun activities, spring crafts and a Mother's Day recognition. Get dressed up Saturday and attend Mother's Day tea parties at Arbor Glen Outreach Center, Gaston County Museum, Carl J. McEwen Historic Village or the Ritz-Carlton. Make it even more fun by wearing a frilly hat and dainty gloves! Enjoy a special day at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden with a picnic lunch, spring flowers and a stroll through the gardens. Moms admitted free! Enjoy some Mom time and wind down your weekend with a free yoga class Sunday... just for moms!
Eager to get outside this weekend and enjoy some fresh air? You're in luck! Enjoy an outdoor summer concert and movie on the lawn downtown Matthews Saturday evening, or stroll through downtown Davidson for a family-friendly Town Day Celebration with carnival games, food, arts and entertainment. Stop by Plaza Midwood Saturday for Midwood Maynia, a spring festival with children's activities, food, live music, a kids' scavenger hunt and pet parade.
Reading is fun and every child should know so! Learn activities, resources and ideas for making reading a family event at CMS Parent University's Ready, Set, Read event Friday morning. Visit Davidson Library Saturday for the Annual Town Day Book Sale, with books and media for all ages priced at fifty cents or less.
Celebrate the arts this weekend at Mayfair, a family-friendly event showcasing arts and crafts of over 50 artists, with a Kids' Fun Zone, face painting and sand art too! Join the Arts Festival at Historic Rosedale for hands-on historical activities, a pottery wheel, yarn-doll making and free pony rides.
Take a family bike ride Sunday through Myers Park and Dilworth and enjoy the blossoming summer air. The slowest rider sets the pace!
Visit our Mother's Day page for fun holiday ideas and check out our Calendar of Events for more weekend fun. Enjoy your weekend!