Things to do this weekend May 10th – 12th: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester

Connecticut

Event: 84th Annual Dogwood Festival
Venue: Greenfield Hill – Fairfield
Date: May 10-12
Description: Celebrate Mother’s Day and the beauty of the dogwood blossoms. The weekend-long festival includes more than 60 vendors, live music, children’s games, food, raffles, and a tag/treasure sale. Special event includes Friday luncheon at noon. In 1938, after a weekend visit to Connecticut, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt writers in her “My Day” column (there) “is an avenue of pink and white dogwood on Greenfield Hill such as I have never seen anywhere else in this country.”
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Event: Mother’s Day Brunch
Venue: The Pond House Cafe – West Hartford
Date: May 12
Description: Celebrate Mom with the deluxe Mother’s Day brunch in the Pond House located in the picturesque Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens. Featuring a variety of savory and breakfast items that the entire family will enjoy.
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Rhode Island

Event: Free Mother’s Day Concert
Venue: RIC Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts – Recital Room 198 – Providence
Date: May 12
Description: Free Mother’s Day concert with four members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and pianist Judith Lynn Stillman. “Quintessential Quintets” by Mozart and Beethoven. Bring your mom!
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Event: Cocktails with Mom
Venue: Rooftop at Providence G – Providence
Date: May 12
Description: On Mother’s Day, Sunday May 12th, bring mom up to The Rooftop – all moms will receive a FREE signature cocktail from 2 – 6 PM! And from 6 – 9 PM, Kyle Bell performs acoustic reggae for our weekly Sunset Sessions performance. We hope to make Mother’s Day memorable for you and yours!
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Westchester

Event: Peekskill Garden Club Plant Sale
Venue: Peekskill River Front Green Pavillion – Peekskill
Date: May 11
Description: Annual fundraiser, held rain or shine, on the banks of the Hudson, featuring annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, roses, hanging baskets & raffles! Proceeds benefit scholarships & local gardening projects; details:  914.208.0293
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Event: Mother’s Day at City Perch
Venue: City Perch Kitchen + Bar – Dobbs Ferry
Date: May 12
Description: Head to City Perch Kitchen + Bar to treat the #1 woman in your life to a Mother’s Day she won’t soon forget! Make her feel like a queen with a complete brunch buffet crafted by award-winning Chef Sherry Yard with items including a build-your-own omelet bar, main entrée choices such as stuffed French toast and eggs benedict, a homemade breads and pastries table, salad station, fruit station, cold station with poached shrimp and oysters, a Sherry Yard dessert station with individual warm mini molten cakes and much more. And, don’t forget to Mom up with a custom cocktail made just for her and appropriately titled the Mom-Osa ($11).

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