Give her something more than flowers. Treat a mom to a fun day out in Sacramento. Photo by Flickr user Ralph Daily.

Motherhood is a tough job. Why not give the mothers in your life -- and perhaps, even yourself -- a much needed rest with a fun day on the town? has found a variety of local mom-themed outings to help you celebrate  women in your life:




Something a Little Bit Artsy:
Paint and Sip: Mother's Day
Patris Studio and Gallery; Sun 2pm
Tap into your inner Van Gogh at this special Mother's Day paint and sip event with Patris,'s May Featured Artist in historic Oak Park.

Listen to Your Mother
Guild Theater; Sat 2pm & 6pm
Now with two shows, this diverse cast of Sacramento writers will share their own hysterical and heartfelt stories of motherhood.

For the Sporty Mom:
Run Like a Mother
Central Park - Davis; Sun 8am
Mommas will race through Davis' famous greenbelt during this stroller-friendly 5K. At the finish line, mothers will be rewarded with bling, flowers and a goodie bag.

Sacramento River Cats vs. the Salt Lake Bees Mother's Day Game
Raley Field; Sun 1:05 pm
Take her to a ballgame! Purchase a Mother's Day brunch package for tasty pregame grub and a Senate row seating -- one lucky mom will be chosen to throw the first pitch!

Treat Her to Eats:
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet
Delta King; Sun 9am-2pm
Make a toast to mom along the Sacramento River's edge with The Pilothouse's hearty brunch buffet.

Mother's Day Brunch at the Fire Rock Grill
Fire Rock Grill; Sun 10am-2pm
Rib and smoked ham, Belgian waffles, omelets and fresh fruits await families at this brunch honoring local moms.

Shop 'til She Drops:
A Bouquet of Mom's
Oz Korean BBQ; Thurs 7pm-9pm
Mothers can take the night off and get pampered with friends! Dinner, massages, nail care and raffles on the schedule at this girls' night out.

Mother Hens in the Vineyard
McConnell Estates Winery; Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm
Find beautiful handmade treasures at this Hen House of Wilton craft fair. Moms can shop, sip on glasses of wine and hear soothing acoustic tunes.

For even more ways to celebrate mom, visit the’s Holiday Events page.

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