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2016 Mother’s Day Events Around the Triangle

Maybe your mom is helping you plan a wedding; maybe she’s the person you always go to for advice or comfort; maybe she’s your best friend and she’s most likely your number one fan. All mom’s deserve a day to relax and be pampered. So, whether you’re looking for a charming place to take Mom to brunch, afternoon tea or a trip to the spa, there are plenty of ways to celebrate her this Mother’s Day. See our list of events below.
Mother of the bridePhoto: Renee Sprink Photography


21c Museum Hotel
May 7 & 8| 10am-2pm
Chef Josh Munchel of Counting House at 21c is serving up an à la carte menu on both Saturday and Sunday of Mother’s Day weekend, featuring dishes like Carolina smoked trout benedict and lamb & eggs with spiced tomato gravy and grilled pita. Entrées are priced from $12-$22. Call 919-956-6760 for reservations.

The Carolina Inn
May 8 | 10:30am-3pm
Treat Mom to an elegant brunch at The Carolina Inn where the warm ambiance and sumptuous menu will add to this memorable occasion and is just what she deserves! Cost is $65.95 for adults; $60.95 for seniors (60+); $25.95 for children ages 6-12, and kids five and under are free. Call 919-918-2735 for reservations.

The Cloth Mill
May 8 | 10am-3pm
Make this Mother’s Day special with a delicious brunch at The Cloth Mill in Hillsborough. Celebrate the ladies you love with a signature brunch buffet from Beau Catering, featuring new and traditional favorites and a decadent dessert bar. There will also be a Mimosa & Bloody Mary bar available after 12 pm. Kate Pope Photography will be on site capturing your special memories, and Berlin Brothers band will keep you entertained throughout the afternoon with live jazz. Cost is $22-$48. To confirm the number of guests in your party, please email or call 919-914-9943.

The Mayton Inn
May 8 | 10am-3pm
Come celebrate all Mothers with The Mayton Inn’s bountiful, delectable Mother’s Day Brunch, featuring a veritable smorgasbord of delicious treats. Cost is $50 per person; children 5-12 years old are $10.50, and children five-years-old and younger are free. Reservations required: Call 919-307-7070 or book online.
Dining at The Mayton Inn Cary NCSouthern Season/The Weathervane
May 8 | 9:00am-4pm
Southern Season’s restaurant in Chapel Hill will be offering a $35 prix fixe menu from Executive Chef Bo Peterson featuring local area artisans and farmers. Children will have options from the regular kid’s menu. Call 919-929-9466 to make a reservation.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse
May 8 | 10:30am-3pm
Mother’s Day brunch at Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Raleigh includes a three-course menu with several delicious options including entrees like eggs benedict, filet mignon and salmon, along with a starter and a dessert. Cost is $39 plus tax and gratuity, and the children’s menu is $7. Plus, Mom gets a $25 gift card towards her next visit! For reservations, call 919-833-2888.

The University Club
May 8 | 10:30am-2:30pm
Show Mom how much you care by treating her to The University Club’s seemingly never-ending buffet and a table with an unforgettable view! The buffet will feature made-to-order waffles and omelets, a seafood extravaganza and more! Cost is $42++; Kids ages 5-12 are $20++, and children four-years-old and under are free. For reservations, email or call 919-323-4816.
Durham Wedding at University TowerPhoto: Dara Blakeley Photography


The King’s Daughters Inn
May 8 | 1-3pm
The Lucky Teapot Traveling Tea Parties will host a special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea event at the King’s Daughters Inn in Durham. This special day is the perfect occasion to get dressed up in your finest dresses and hats and celebrate Mother’s Day in first class style and sophistication, in an elegant and warm setting at this charming location. Enjoy fine food served on three-tiered stands, along with vintage china, dainty linens, fresh flowers, candles and charming music! Cost is $32.59. Reserve your tickets online.

Southern Season/The Weathervane
*May 3 | 3-5pm
Celebrate the special ladies in your life along with the beautiful start of the spring season at Southern Season’s restaurant in Chapel Hill. The cost is $29 per person and $16 per child (tax and gratuity will be added to all checks). Call 919-929-9466 to make a reservation.


The Umstead Hotel & Spa
It’s all the makings of a classic mother-daughter day combining spa treatments with the The Umstead’s coveted Afternoon Tea. Unwind and bond in the spa’s two-story relaxation lounges, complete with heated open-roof current pool and indoor Jacuzzi. After a rejuvenating treatment, it’s a short stroll to the hotel’s art-adorned lobby lounge for tea. There, you’ll enjoy a traditional presentation of teas and treats, from tea sandwiches to scones, accompanied by live harp music. Call (866)-877-4141.
Wedding catering by The Umstead Hotel and SpaPhoto: Renee Sprink Photography

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