The Cochrane House Luxury Historic Inn

The Cochrane House Luxury Historic Inn. Photo Credit: Shawn Lee Studios.

5 Ways to Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day this Year


Mother’s Day is literally around the corner. This Sunday actually! So do you have your gifts picked out yet? Flowers? Reservations? This year do something a little different. You and your mother can get moving and participate in a fun run, take in some live music or do some shopping. Whatever you decide to surprise her with, just make sure that mom feels loved and appreciated.  Even if she just wants a quiet day at home, honor mom, it’s her day! Take a look at these special events going on in the D, I promise it will bring a smile to her face.

Mother’s Day Night of Jazz (5/9)

Celebrate mom early! Treat your mother to a night out on the town, getting swooned by the sounds of saxophonist Jeffery Ponders II. This night of celebration also includes a chef prepared meal and wine and all proceeds go to Cochrane House non-profit.  This is also the first event of the summer music series at the Cochrane House Luxury Historic Inn. Actually almost one year to the date of opening their doors. “With the Cochrane House Non-profit summer music series, we want to highlight local musicians, while raising funds for youth development and community programming. This is a win-win for the community and the artist involved. The tickets are tax deductible for the patrons of the event,” said Francina James, Board Member.

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Suburban Chevrolet Ann Arbor Goddess Run (5/12)

This year celebrate your super mom by lacing up your running (or walking shoes) and hit the trails. This is a perfect fun run to celebrate your mother, and all special ladies, for a good cause. This day is solely about celebration and uplifting mothers, mothers to be and the women in your life that you call “mom”. You can create a team of your favorite ladies and support ovarian cancer survivors at the same time.

Mother’s Day Brunch (5/12)

Take your mother to a classy brunch on Mother’s Day at the Caucus Club Detroit. Here your mother can enjoy an omelette station, along with a meat carving station and a variety of desserts. Now, if your mom wants to sleep in and skip brunch, no worries! Caucus Club has mom covered thru dinner service which starts at 4pm and goes until 7pm.

Mother’s Day at Beacon Park (5/12)

Join other mothers and special women in a large heated tent of fun weekend activities. There will be live music, a special menu for mom at Lumen and who doesn’t love lawn games.  This day is all about mom, but you can love on her all while trying to beat her for the title of bean bag toss champ! It can also be a day of stretching out on her favorite blanket, relaxing and giving your mom some quiet time alone.

A Mother’s Day Boss Mom Extravaganza (5/12)

Most mothers love to shop! If your mother is anything like mine, she likes to meet and greet people and make new friends. This is the perfect way to celebrate your mom by letting her shop and sip until her heart is content. While she is doing that, she can also socialize and network with other mommy’s.

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