If you want to give mom a real holiday, then you’re just in time to book at room at one of Fort Bragg’s inns, motels or bed and breakfasts so she can enjoy some unusual and fun activities on her special day.
National Public Gardens Day – Saturday, May 11 DETAILS
National Public Garden Day, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 9 am–5 pm — free. This day of national recognition honors public gardens and their contributions in education, conservation, and ecology. In honor of all of our nation’s gardens and the people who support them, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is providing free admission for all visitors. Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens,18220 N. Hwy 1, Fort Bragg. 707-964-4352.
Skunk Train Mother’s Day Brunch – Sunday, May 12 DETAILS
Skunk Train Mother’s Day Brunch, 10 am (4-hour round trip). Treat Mom to a relaxing morning riding the train and sipping Mimosas (juice for the kids), then enjoy a special brunch in the redwoods. Adults $70; children $40. Board at the Skunk Depot, Foot of Laurel St. 707-964-6371. www.skunktrain.com
36th Annual John Druecker Memorial Rhododendron Show & Plant Sale – Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 DETAILS
In 2013 the 36th Annual John Druecker Memorial Rhododendron Show & Plant Sale will be held at The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens in Fort Bragg on May 11th & 12th. This year’s theme is “May Magic”, featuring plants growing in the Botanical Gardens and many favorites found locally. Local growers and members will be on hand at the Plant Sale from 9 to 5 Saturday and 9 to 5 Sunday to assist in answering questions and purchasing plants. There will be ongoing raffles, a silent auction, refreshments, educational displays and more throughout the show!