Celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend with food, activities and fun at a dozen local spots.
Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch, Silver City Ballroom, 16 Colony St.
Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
All-you-can-eat ballroom brunch and dancing, with music from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
Brunch includes an egg station, waffle station, pasta, chicken, potatoes, sausage, fresh seasoned vegetables, salad, fresh fruit, cheese, sliders, and dessert table as well as Bloody Mary drinks.
Seats are reserved for two hours for brunch with dancing and music throughout the entire four hours.
For more information go to silver-city-ballroom.business.site.
Mother’s Day Paintball, Hogan's Alley Paintball LLC, 998 N. Colony Road
Sunday, 10 a.m., to 3:30 p.m.
Free admission and rental gear for mothers all day with purchase of paintballs.
More information at hogansalleypaintball.com.
Mother's Day and Live Music with Jon Condie, Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery, 15 Windswept Hill Road
Sunday, 11 a.m., to 6 p.m.
Paradise Hills is treating all mothers to a free glass of wine from their Washington Trail Collection. Seating is first come first serve. Live music is from 2 to 5 p.m.
More information at paradisehillsvineyard.com.
Mother's Day Herbal Soirée, New England Cider Company, 110 N. Plains Industrial Road
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Mint and lavender ciders will be available and whole plant herbs from Defrancesco Farms will be for sale. Guests can come in for a glass, pick up a growler and a fragrant herbal mix planter. Carrie Ashton plays live music at 3 p.m. Perks on Main Crepe Truck will provide food.
More information on the www.newenglandcider.com.
Mothers Day Brunch, Zandri's Stillwood Inn, 1074 S. Colony Road
Sunday, 11 a.m., to 12:30 p.m.
Food options include a buffet, Belgian waffle station, omelet station, chef’s carving line, dessert buffet and complimentary Mother’s Day cocktail.
More information at zandri.com.
Mother's Day Yoga, Rise Yoga, 220 N. Colony Road Unit D.
Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m.
A special Mother's Day edition of Yoga Nidra, a guided meditation that teaches the body to consciously relax by releasing physical and emotional tension.The workshop will prepare the body for the Nidra practice followed by at least 45 minutes of laying down in a supported resting position.
More information at www.riseyogact.com.
Celebrate Mother’s Day, Zingarella Pizzeria & Ice Cream Cafe, 83 W. Main St., Plantsville
Sunday, 10 a.m., to 2 p.m.
Specialty menu and mimosa bar.
More information at zingarellas.com.
Mother’s Day Breakfast, Southington Elks Lodge 1669, 114 Main St.
Sunday, 9 a.m., to noon
Mother’s Day breakfast featuring scrambled eggs, french toast, home fries, sausage or bacon and mimosas. Complimentary roses for mothers.
More information on the facebook page.
Mother’s Day Dinner, Close Harbour Seafood, 959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke., Plantsville
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., to 9:30 p.m.
Dinner menu served all day along with chef's specialties. Starters include oysters topped with spicy watermelon granita and a colossal stuffed shrimp entree, among others.
More information on the closeharbourseafood.com.
Mother’s Day Buffet, Fire at the Ridge, 99 Powder Hill Road
Sunday,11 a.m., to 3 p.m.
Carving stations, raw bar, entrees and desserts, with a free mimosa for mom. Stations include eggs benedict, raw bar, carving station and salad bar. Entrees include sliced pork tenderloin over potato gnocchi with mushroom gravy, salmon over wild rice pilaf with dijon berrre blanc and chicken piccata with couscous along with Kid’s Pasta with meatballs and a selection of desserts.
More information on the http://www.fireattheridge.com.
Mother's Day Cake Decorating, Lyman Orchards, 32 Reeds Gap Road
Saturday, 10 a.m., to 3:45 p.m.
A fun-filled session of confectionary creativity for children. The Apple Barrel Bakery team will assist cake decorators in crafting a cake for Mother’s Day. Icing, sprinkles, decorations, glittery sugars and candies provided. Pre-paid reservations required.
More information on the http://lymanorchards.com.
Mother’s Day Brunch, Casa Mia at the Hawthorne, 2421 Berlin Tpke.
Sunday, 11 a.m., to 7 p.m.
Breakfast station, lunch and dinner items, carving and dessert stations as well as a dinner buffet starting at 5 p.m.
More information on the www.casamiathehawthorne.com.