Words by: Kirby Tello
Still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day outing? There is plenty to do around town. From Sunday Funday brunch to breaking a sweat with mom, the Coastal Bend has something for every type of mama out there. Here are six unique ideas that are sure to put a smile on her face. And, a very Happy Mother’s Day from all of us here at The Bend Magazine!
1. The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker Book Signing
Why not celebrate mom a little early this year? This Friday authorbrVianney Rodriguez will be hosting a book signing of her latest cookbook, ThebrTex-Mex Slow Cooker: 100 Delicious Recipes for Easy Everyday Meals, at HalfbrPrice Books. This is a great event to bond over a love for cooking (and eating)bror you can grab a one of a kind, signed copy of this cookbook to gift to yourbrmom on Sunday.
Half Price Books, 5425 S.P.I.D., Friday, May 11th 12pm-2pm
2. Mother’s Day Paddle & Mimosas
Water Dog Floating Yoga will host a special Mother’s Day paddlebrsession around the marina and inside protected waters of the bay. The classbrbegins with a discussion about the boards, paddling techniques, and waterbrsafety, and it is friendly for all levels. The best part? Each Mother andbrDaughter will receive a complimentary mimosa! Register ahead of time to reservebrspots.
Water Dog Floating Yoga, Corpus Christi Marina, Cooers Alley L-Head Slip, 9am-10am
3. Brunch and Brews with Lorelei Brewing Company
Spend Sunday Funday in the Bluff at one of Corpus’ local breweries,brLorelei Brewing Company. Along with all of your favorite beer on tap, they willbrbe serving their brand-new wine selection, house-made sangria, beer mock-tails,brand their signature “Mermosas”. Coastal Sol Food Truck is serving abrdelicious brunch menu exclusive to this event. Kid and dog-friendly.
Lorelei Brewing Company, 520 Nas Dr., 12pm-8pm
4. Mother’s Day Brunch with Water Street Seafood Co.
Water Street Restaurants is hosting a delicious Sunday brunch fitbrfor a queen. The buffet-style brunch will include everything from omelets tobrshrimp and grits to a beef tenderloin carving station. Mimosas, Bloody Marys,brand other signature cocktails will be flowing at the bar. In true Water Streetbrfashion, this sophisticated and fun event will book up fast, so be sure tobrsecure your reservation quickly!
Water Street (former Seafood Company location), 314 North Chaparral, 9:30am-4pm
5. Mother’s Day Summer Workout Bash
Hosted by the Surf & Yoga Festival, the Mother’s Day SummerbrWorkout Bash offers some fun in the sun and beach activities galore. It offersbrbasics to hooping, belly dancing, and of course surfing and yoga. All ages arebrwelcome, and it is encouraged to sign up ahead of time to purchase tickets. Ifbryour mom likes to break a sweat and soak in the rays, check out the SummerbrWorkout Bash this Sunday.
Surf & Yoga Festival Organizers, North Packery Channel, 10am-2pm
6. Dollar Day for Mother’s Day at AMST
Give mom a unique experience this holiday filled with art andbrbeauty! The Art Museum of South Texas is hosting Dollar Day (free for members).brCheck out the Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Spanish Colonial Gallery, the museum’sbrfirst permanent exhibition, showcasing many Spanish Colonial, pre-Columbian,brand contemporary works inspired by artisans and artists of that time. Show yourbrmom she’s a treasure by taking her on this inspiration and cultural experience!
Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N Shoreline Blvd, 1pm-5pm