Mother's Day EventsRelax into Mother's Day at the James J Hill House is a Mother's Day evening tour of the historic house focusing on the women who lived and worked there, followed by an hour-long relaxation class. The tour is on Sunday May 12 at 6 pm, and the class will be at 7 pm.
James J. Hill House
240 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102
St. Paul Civic Symphony Mother's Day Concert at the Landmark Center is one of St. Paul's best loved Mother's Day traditions. The free concert is called Imaginary Lives, and is suitable for all the family. The music will be Harbison; "Remembering Gatsby" Foxtrot for orchestra, Vaughan Williams; Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis, and Stravinsky's "Petrouchka". The music starts at 1 pm on Sunday May 12.
The Landmark Center
75 West Fifth Street,
St. Paul, MN 55101
Mother's Day Train Rides The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway is running two special Mother's Day trains through the beautiful Wisconsin countryside on May 12. Advance reservations are required. (The trains also run on selected Saturday and Sunday from May through October, but without the special brunch.)
Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway
114 Depot Road
Osceola, WI 54020
Mother's Day Brunch Cruise Cruise up the Mississippi and treat mom to brunch on a vintage paddle boat. Advance reservations are required. The cruise begins at 11 am.
Departs Harriet Island, downtown St. Paul
Mother's Day at Eastman Nature Center For tots and their moms - visit the Nature Center, and learn about how snakes, toads and salamanders care for their young - it will make kids appreciate mother's work even more! The Three River's Parks District, of which Eastman is a part, has other Mother's Day programs at various locations this weekend.
Eastman Nature Center
13351 Elm Creek Road
Dayton, MN, 55369
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure And last but not least, the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run is on Mother's Day at the Mall of America. There's also a 5K walk, a 1K walk, and aon Saturday 11th, a kids walk so everyone can walk, run, volunteer to help, or go and cheer on the racers. Register, pledge and donate online.
Various locations in and around the Mall of America
60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425