Bus Philadelphia Tips: What to Do and Where to Go on Mother’s Day (Part 2)

With Mother’s Day being just around the corner, it’s time you plan out what you want to do with your mom or your wife, or how you would surprise her. Bus Philadelphia is here to help you.

In our first article for this series, we have suggested the classic Mother’s Day brunch and included a list of great restaurants that you could try out. Bus Philadelphia has some more ideas that might appeal to you and to your mom or wife.

Spend Mother’s Day Weekend at Longwood Gardens

Treat your mom or your wife to a day of great food, beauty, and wonderful entertainment at Longwood Gardens. In here, the most special woman in your life can take delight in acres of colourful and fragrant spring blooms and savor some relaxing musicc in the Conservatory.

On May 11, 2013 (Saturday), at 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m., Monica Buffington and Lynne Cooksey will play heavenly music on their flutes. The next day, Monica Buffington will play the flute and Ann Fontanella will play her violin.

And if you are looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, Longwood Gardens has an online shop and a visitor center where you can choose from its large selection of home items, garden stuff, bath products, apparel, and other Longwood signature items.

Mother’s Day Tea with Betsy

Take your mom or wife to the Betsy Ross House and treat her to tea and some delicious snacks, as Betsy Ross recalls her life. This event will start at 4:00 p.m. on May 11. Tickets for this cost $20 per person. Call (215) 629-4026 for inquiries and for reservations.

Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony

Speaking of tea, why don’t you let your mom or wife experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony? Take her to Shofuso Japanese House and Garden for an unforgettable tea ceremony, where she can also learn about the history and the principles of chanoyu (tea ceremony) and where she can sit on the floor and enjoy a bowl of matcha (green tea), then get a taste of some traditional Japanese sweet.

Stay tuned for more suggestions and ideas from Bus Philadelphia.

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