Hudson Valley Mother's Day Weekend

With Mother's Day being on this Sunday, May 10, many of the Hudson Valley events evolve around Mother's Day celebrations. While many associate Mother's Day with brunch, we have picked out several brunch, spa, and river cruise ideas for spending Mother's Day in Westchester and Orange County in our previous posts.

Here is some of what is also going on this weekend in the Hudson Valley:

(In case this is not the weekend update you are looking for, click here to see our most recent Hudson Valley weekend update post.)

Garden Tours and Plant Sales in the Hudson Valley

Many of the garden clubs plan their plant sales on Saturday, just in time for you to purchase flower baskets and Mother's day gifts. You will probably find something special to add to your garden.

Plant Sales on Saturday May 9th:

If you may be interested in touring the various gardens in the Hudson Valley, there are two local gardens that you can tour on May 9, part of the Garden Conservancy's Open Days. The Rivendel is a picturesque, mature, rocky shade garden with a pond in Ossining, and the Garden of Shobha Vanchiswar and Murali Mani, featured in the 2010 “Best of” issue of Westchester Home magazine, is located in Chappaqua.

The Ellenville Tulip Festival and Mother's Day Celebration on Sunday, May 10th at Honors Haven Resort and Spa, which will also feature a luncheon and live music.

Heading up to Albany, the 67th annual Albany Tulip Festival is being held on May 9 and 10. It is a large event with more than 100,000 tulips in bloom, musical acts, Tulip Queen coronation, children's activities, and more.

You can celebrate Mother's Day, enjoy brunch and take a stroll at the Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden in North Salem.

If you have never been to the Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, it is a truly beautiful garden. On Sunday they hold the Garden Conservancy Open Day from 10am-5pm. Tea and Cake are available for you to purchase and enjoy in the garden. Can't make it on Sunday? They are going to have a guided tour on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

Shows and Concerts in the Hudson Valley

If you are interested in catching a show this weekend in the Hudson Valley, below is a few ideas:

Festivals in the Hudson Valley

On Saturday, May 9, the New Paltz Fire Department Inc. will be holding their 2015 Cars & Craft Show at the Ulster County Fair Grounds.

The Hudson Valley fair at Dutchess Stadium and the Lightscapes at Van Cortlandt Manor are still going on. Hope you all enjoy a wonderful weekend!