You know Mom deserves a day off, so why not take her out on the town this weekend in celebration of Mother’s Day? Below are a few of our picks, but be sure to visit's Holiday Event section for even more options.



Museum hop:

Mother’s Day at the Auto Museum:

California Automobile Museum, Sun 10am-6pm

Take a step back in time with classic cars at the California Auto Museum. Mother's receive free admission on this day.


Mother’s Day Excursion Train Rides: CA State Railroad Museum, Sun 10:30am-5pm

Moms are treated extra special on Mother’s Day with complimentary decadent double fudge dipped cake pops given to all mothers who take a train ride, while supplies last.



Enjoy Sacramento outdoor activities:

Mother's Day Celebration with the River Cats: Raley Field, Sun 1:05pm

Treat Mom to a day of baseball as the River Cats continue their tradition of Mother’s Day at the ballpark. It's also Sunday Funday with a pregame autograph session and kids running the bases postgame. Also available is the Macy's Mother's Day Brunch Ticket Package which includes a senate ticket, pre-game brunch (11:30am-1:30pm), and $10 Macy’s Gift Card.


Mother Nature Stroll: Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sun 1:30pm-3pm

Celebrate the beauty of spring with a delightful guided walk through the Nature Preserve on Mother’s Day. You may want to bring your binoculars (or borrow some from the Center).



Feed Mom well:

C.L.A.S.S.Y. Mother Daughter Brunch: Holiday Inn Express – Elk Grove, Sat 10am-1pm

C.L.A.S.S.Y. (Captivating Ladies Acquiring Successful Standards Yearly) will be hosting their annual Mother, Daughter, Big Girl, Little Girl Brunch, offering a buffet style brunch, Mother Daughter photo, gift bag, music, dancing, and so much more!


Mother’s Day Brunch at the Hyatt: Hyatt Regency Sacramento, Sun 9am-3pm

Treat your mother like a queen with made-to-order omelets, a seafood bar, a carving station, and a fantastic assortment of desserts, plus live music and, of course, a special treat for mom!



Shop ‘til you drop:

The Hen’s in the Vineyard: McConnell Estates Winery, Sat 11am-5pm

This is a fabulous event featuring local artisans and their one-of-a-kind handmade designed goods. You will find the perfect Mother's Day gift, plus be able to shop with a glass of wine in hand.


MoM’s Day Bake Sale: Sacramento Zoo, Sun 10am-3pm

Buy some delicious baked goods donated by local Sacramento bakeries and enter a raffle to win fun zoo prizes. All proceeds go to support Missing Orangutan Mothers (MOM), an organization that aids orphaned Orangutans in the wild.



Music for Mommys:

Sac’s A-List Poetry & Music Event: The Show: Florin Business Arts Complex,

Sat 7pm-9pm

This is a special Mother's Day Dedication Poetry & Music event featuring M.E. Miller, T.D. Trice, Malik Saunders, Jamie Jackson, Terry Moore, and the band LSB.


Jazz Sunday: Clint Baker: Dante Club, Sun 11:30am-5pm *Music begins at Noon

Since this Jazz Sunday takes place on Mother's Day, all moms in attendance will receive a free carnation! Socialize, dance, or just hang out and listen to some great live music at the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society’s monthly 2nd Sunday celebration. This month’s guest artist is multi-instrumentalist Clint Baker.


A Jazzy Mom’s Affair: Red Lion Hotel, Sun 5pm-8pm

This Mother's Day Jazz Celebration features Virginia Ayers-Dawson (vocals) & AyerPlay (Eric Tillman/piano, Bob Bell/bass, Jeff Minnieweather/drums, & Otis Mourning/reeds).


Sunday Circus: Mother's Day MILF Edition: MiX Downtown, Sun 8:30pm-2am

Celebrate all the beautiful mothers of the world with the Sacramento nightlife scene. DJ Gabe Xavier will be playing hip hop & dance remixes. Enjoy amazing drink specials: $3 you-call-it cocktails (up to a $10 value), $4 vodka-Redbulls, & $4 jack & cokes all night! $125 Kettle One Bottles available for VIP booths.




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