Celebrate Mother’s Day by walking around the formal gardens forever, or the fantastic brunch overlooking the Detroit River. Give mom a day she’ll always cherish, an experience that will last a lifetime, and bring a smile to her face each time she thinks of her special day.
D. Tour Spa
Motor City Casino
2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 309-4595
www.motorcitycasino.com

Treat mom to the ultimate indulgence and present her with a spa day. Create an individualized session for her from a hot stone massage to a manicure and pedicure. There are an array of treatments your mom will love. Restore her glow by reserving a sugar scrub, or a facial that she’ll never forget to make her feel special and rejuvenated on her special day. The spa even has unique features such as a whirlpool, steam room and saunas to add to the experience.

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Mother’s Day Brunch
Henry Ford Museum
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 982-6001
www.thehenryford.org

Date: May 10, 2015

Mark the occasion with an elegant brunch in a setting filled with history. The Henry Ford Museum is hosting a brunch in Lovett Hall, created especially to honor mom. This 1930s era private ballroom is decorated with sparkling chandeliers and pretty bouquets adorning the tabletops. The extensive menu includes a selection of gourmet appetizers, an array of carving stations, followed by entrees prepared by world-class chefs. Don’t forget to swing by the sweets table, overflowing with desserts that look too good to eat. Go for it anyway though. Reservations are required, so plan accordingly.

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Cranbrook Gardens
380 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
(248) 645-3147
www.housegardens.cranbrook

Get mom the greatest gift ever- time with her loved ones! Spend time together at Cranbrook Gardens in Bloomfield Hills. The elaborate garden setting is a wonderful place to walk alongside mom, as you spend some quality time together. The flowering blossoms and shady trees cover 300 sprawling acres, with sculptures and other artistic features adding another element to nature’s glorious display. The gardens are open beginning May 1, with individual tickets and season passes available for a nominal fee.

Detroit Institute Of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 833-7900
www.dia.org

Show mom the world at The Detroit Institute of Arts. Featuring over 100 galleries, filled with notable works of art, this is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. The museum has significant collections of American, European, Modern and Contemporary art, in addition to exhibits featuring Native American, Asian, African, Islamic Oceanic and Ancient Art. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to visit the cafe for an espresso and some pastries. As part of the Sunday Music Bar series, Leslie DeShazor Adams, a classically-trained violinist will perform on Mother’s Day in the Kresge Court.

Rattlesnake Club
300 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-4400
www.rattlesnakedetroit.com

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015

Make Mother’s Day memorable by celebrating at The Rattlesnake Club. This fine-dining establishment features a special Mother’s Day brunch. While your focus will be on mom, the restaurant will prepare a delectable meal for the table. This Detroit favorite uses local ingredients, prepared with contemporary flair. With spectacular views of the Detroit River, this experience will be one she’ll never forget.

After receiving a BA in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, Nicole Wrona began working with a diverse range of musicians. In addition, she is a freelance writer for numerous publications. Her work can be found at www.metalleaves.com and Examiner.com.
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