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MOTHER'S DAY, SUNDAY, MAY 9, 2021 

There are many ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Old City!  Find gift ideas, dining options, and things to do below.

 

Please be sure to follow all health and safety guidelines and protocols, and check with the business before your visit.

 

For a list of Old City businesses, click here.

 

GIFT IDEAS 

 

Kari Skin

325 Cherry Street, Rear 2nd Floor

215-309-3076 

https://kariskin.com/

Kari Skin e-gift cards for online purchases and physical gift cards for spa services are available.

Price: Egift Cards from $25, Physical Gift Cards from $50

How to order: https://kariskin.com/gift-cards 

 

National Museum of American Jewish History 

101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-923-0262

NMAJH.org

This Mother’s Day, the National Museum of American Jewish History Store is featuring the richly hued, intricate, limited-edition earrings of Israeli designer, Ayala Bar

Price: $72-$260

How to order: https://judaicashop.net or by calling 215-923-0262

Museum Store’s mini gift guide for Mother’s Day can be found here.

 

NE Flower Boutique 

60 N 2nd St. Philadelphia PA 19106

267-570-7707

www.neflowerboutique.com

Spring flower bouquets, baskets, and boxes for Mother’s Day

Price $30 and up

How to order: call or order on our website!

 

Wexler Gallery

201 N. 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-923-7030

www.wexlergallery.com 

Contact sam@wexlergallery.com to purchase or for more information.

 

Roberto Lugo 

Billie Holiday Teapot (II), 2020 

Glazed ceramic, enamel, and luster 

5 x 8 x 5.25 in 

Inv #RLu1389

$3,500

 

Trish DeMasi 

Lamella Vessel, 2020 

Glazed ceramic 

10 x 6 x 6.5 in 

Inv #TDM1033 

$1,650

 

Peter Pincus 

Column III, 2018 

Colored porcelain 

4.75 x 3.5 x 8 in 

Inv #PPin1039 

$1,800

 

Heather Ujiie 

Endangered Species (Study I), 2019 

Gouache on Arches hot-pressed watercolor paper 

22 x 30 in 

Inv #HU1007

$1,800

 

BRUNCH, LUNCH, DINNER, & DESSERT

 

La Famiglia Restaurant 

8 S Front St

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-922-2803

Lafamiglia.com

Sunday, May 9, 2021, 3:00-8:00pm

Indoor and outdoor dining available

 

Oui

160 North 3rd Street Philadelphia 

215-922-1269

www.ouipastries.com

 

Mothers Day Menu

Bouquet full of flavors

Saffron Croissant $5

Lavender Almond Earl Grey Croissant $5

Cherry Blossom Cream Croissant $4.5

Honeysuckle Hibiscus Bun $3.5

Rose Chocolate Mousse $6

Elderflower Pear Almond Cake $6

Candied Violet Blueberry Dessert $6

Sunflower Cookie $3

 

Panorama Wine Bar

14 N. Front Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-922-7800

www.PanoramaWineBar.com

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

Brunch - 11-3 pm

$45 Set Brunch Menu & $20 Kids Menu (under 12)  

Dinner - 5-7:30 pm

Ala Carte Dinner Menu

https://www.pennsviewhotel.com/panorama/calendar/mothers-day-brunch-dinner

 

Spasso Italian Grill

34 S. Front Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-592-7661

http://www.spassoitaliangrill.com/

Dinner service, 1:00-8:00pm on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, 2021

Party trays available for takeout. Order online two days in advance.

 

Amada - Mother's Day Brunch
217-219 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-625-2450
https://philadelphia.amadarestaurant.com/
Sunday, May 10, 2021, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Treat Mom to brunch at Amada by James Beard award-winning and Iron Chef Jose Garces. For $40 per person, enjoy shared Bread Basket (Mallorca Bread, Olive Oil Cake, Croissant, Cherry & Fig Jam, Whipped Butter), Croquetas (Serrano Ham Croquettes, Romesco), Ensalada Verde (Green Salad, Asparagus, Favas, Avocado, Green Beans) and Fresh Fruit (Agave, Mint). FOr entree, each guest selects one of the following: Shakshuka (Baked Eggs, Tomato Piperade, Olive Salsa Verde, Mahon Cheese Toast, Lamb Merguez), Iberian Steak and Eggs (Pork Pluma, 2 Eggs-Any-Style, Guindilla Aioli), Brunch Coca (Mahon Bechamel, Chorizo Bilbao, Mushrooms, Fried Egg), Gambas and Grits (Shrimp, Stone Ground Grits, Lardons, Sherry), Amada's Cheesesteak (Wagyu Sirloin, Truffled Mushrooms, Mahon Fondue) or Fig French Toast (Brioche, Whipped Mascarpone, Pedro Ximenez, Bacon Lardons). Shared sides include Pimenton-Glazed Bacon and Amada's Potato Hash.  Book now on OpenTable or by calling 215-625-2450.
 
The Olde Bar - Mother's Day Brunch
125 Walnut, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 253-3777
https://theoldebar.com/
Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
James Beard award-winning and Iron Chef Jose Garces celebrates Mother's Day with not one but two days of a special Mother's Day Brunch at The Olde Bar, located in Old City District. Mom can dine in the brand-new library-nook themed dining room with a socially distanced semi-private dining space for her and her family. Enjoy specials liked Baked Sweet Amalia Oysters (Smoked Butter, Meyer Lemon Sabayon) for $12, Smoked Salmon Benedict (House Smoked Salmon, Sourdough, Red Onion, Kale, Caper Hollandaise) for $14, Mother's Day Mimosas in assion and Peach for $12 and Orange and Grapefruit for $10 each, and Sparkling Rose Sangria (Fresh Fruit, Wheatley Vodka, Sparkling Rose) for $14. Reservations are now available on OpenTable or by calling  (215) 253-3777. 
 
Garces Trading Company - Mother's Day Brunch
Take-Out/ Heat and Serve Package  
Pick-up at The Olde bar - 125 Walnut
https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages#holiday
Price: $38/person; min. order is 2 people
Order by May 5th for pick-up or delivery May 7, 8 or 9

Garces Trading Company celebrates Mom with Mother's Day Brunch!  Enjoy six courses for a special at-home celebration for Mom with your family that includes: Spring Salad (Spring Lettuce, Radish, Brown Butter Croutons, Green Goddess Dressing), Quiche Éloïse (Asparagus, Swiss Chard, Ricotta, Triple Garlic Aioli), Avocado Tartine (Sliced Hard Boiled Egg, Everything Bagel Seasoning, Toasted Pan de Tavola), Smoked Salmon Tartine (Pickled Cucumber, Whipped Crème Fraiche, Toasted Brioche), Grilled Apricots (Whipped Feta, Lavender Honey) and Strawberry Parfait (Greek Yogurt, Maple Pecan Crumble). Order by May 5th for pick-up or delivery by May 7, 8 or 9.
 
Garces Trading Company - Mother's Day Dinner
Take-Out/ Heat and Serve Package  
Pick-up at The Olde bar - 125 Walnut
https://garcestradingcompany.com/packages#holiday
Price: $50-65/person; min. order is 2 people
Order by May 5th for pick-up or delivery May 7, 8 or 9

Garces Trading Company presents a decadent Mother's Day Family Style Dinner featuring a choice of Dijon Glazed Salmon (Frisée, Fava Beans, Chive, Sherry Vinaigrette), Cumin Roasted Chicken (Garlic, Lemon, Herbs), or Herb Roasted Prime Rib (Horseradish Crème Fraiche, Bordelaise). Served with family style portions of Kale & Farro Salad (Champagne Raisins, Marcona Almonds, Green Goddess Dressing), Marinated Cremini Mushrooms (Garlic, Balsamic Reduction, Herbs), Poached Baby Carrots (Honey, Apple, Herb Butter), Eggplant Gratin (Ricotta, Parmesan), and Red Velvet Layer Cake (Peach Preserves, Butter Cream, Candied Macadamia Nuts, Burnt Sugar). Available for $50 to $65 per person, pending which entree selected. Order by May 5 for pick-up or delivery on May 7, 8 or 9.
  
Positano Coast - Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner
212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
215.238.0499
Positanocoast.net
Brunch 11:00am to 3:00pm
Dinner 3:00pm to 9:30pm
 
Treat Mom to a special Mother's Day brunch or dinner at one of the city's most beautiful outdoor patios, streeteries and sidewalk cafes, plus inside dining. Mother's Day brunch runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm and features bottomless brunch options with a reservation for $24.00 for mimosas and sangria, plus features for Mother's Day like the Belgium Waffle, Egg White Frittata, Avocado Toast, Crag Omelette and more. For Mother's Day dinner, look for features and specials, including Chicken Parmigiana, Zucchini Crabcake, Pork Osso Buco, Pan-Seared Branzino, Grilled Salmon, Eggplant Parmigiana, Hereford 1881 New York Strip, Grilled Octopus, Tuna Tartare and more. Reservations are now available through the website, OpenTable or by calling 215.238.0499. 

 

THINGS TO DO (in person and virtual)

 

The Clay Studio

137-139 N. 2nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-925-3453

https://www.theclaystudio.org/ 

 

Annual Pottery Sale

Friday, May 7

12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Acquire one-of-a-kind artist donations and student work at bargain prices in this annual can’t-miss outdoor event. All proceeds support The Clay Studio’s Equipment Fund.

 

Associate & Resident Artists Sale

Saturday, May 8

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A wonderful opportunity to see the incredible being made work by our in-house Associate and Resident Artists at this outdoor and social distanced one-day sale.

 

Kick Axe Philly

232 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

(800) 850-6756

www.kickaxe.com/philly

 

Give boring gifts the AXE this year, and give your mom the gift of fun! Use the code “MOM15” for 15% off gift vouchers. This promotion will run from April 25th to May 9th. Not valid with other offers.

How to purchase: www.kickaxe.com/gift-cards

 

Use the code “MAMA” for 10% off Mother's Day bookings. Not valid with other offers. Can only be used for bookings on May 9th.

How to use: www.kickaxe.com/book

 

Millésimé  

33 N. 2nd Street  

Philadelphia  PA 19106

267-455-0374

www.millesime.us

Sale on accessories for Mother’s Day

Please come to Millésimé and Enjoy 20-30% off on all accessories!

May 7th and 8th

11:00am - 5:00pm

In-person

In-person safety precautions: masks and 6 feet away

Accessories, vase, blankets, home/kitchen products

Price: $100 - $300

 

Celebrate Revolutionary Women this Mother’s Day Weekend

Museum of the American Revolution

101 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-253-6731

www.amrevmuseum.org

Friday May 7th – Monday, May 10th

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

In-person at the Museum.

Visit www.amrevmuseum.org/learn-and-explore/ for the virtual resources available, including at-home crafts.

In-person safety precautions: The Museum is currently open, with enhanced health and safety measures. Beginning April 16, the Museum will be open on Fridays – Mondays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Advanced online ticket purchasing is recommended to guarantee availability as well as to limit capacity and comply with social distancing. Tickets can be purchased at www.amrevmuseum.org or by calling 215.253.6731. Children ages 5 and under are always free.

 

Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution from Friday, May 7 – Monday, May 10, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. At the Museum and online, discover the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War, make your own Mother’s Day card at home inspired by the German art of paper-cutting, and more.

 

On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, take home a free carnation courtesy of the Museum to wish a happy Mother’s Day to the revolutionary woman in your life.

 

Price: Children 5 and under free, ages 6-17:$13, ages 18-up: $21, Seniors, Students, Military,  Museum Professionals: $18

Ticketing, etc.: www.amrevmuseum.org/visit to purchase tickets.

Website: www.amrevmuseum.org and Mother’s Day full press release here. Mother’s Day Event listing here.

 

National Constitution Center 

525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-409-6700

Constitutioncenter.org

Extended Museum Hours

The National Constitution Center has extended its museum hours to Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Center continues to operate with increased health and safety protocols in compliance with local and state health agencies as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Plans emphasize the safety of museum guests and staff and include increased sanitation, required mask wearing by staff and visitors, contactless ticketing, limited gallery capacities, one-way visitor flow, as well as modifications to encourage social distancing and use of hand sanitizer throughout the building. Visitors are required to reserve timed tickets in advance, available online at constitutioncenter.org/tickets.

Visitors can experience the Center’s newest exhibit, The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote; the Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality exhibit; the multimedia theatrical production of Freedom Rising, streamed on the Grand Hall Overlook; and the iconic Signers’ Hall.

Regular Museum Admission Pricing

Advance timed tickets are required. Reserve your ticket today at: constitutioncenter.org/tickets