Mother’s Day: Gift Ideas, Brunch Spots and Shopportunities

Find the perfect gift, take mom shopping or out for a “Momosa,” and brunch. We’ve got you and mom covered
this Mother’s Day weekend.  See just a sampling of all the great finds and fun things to do with Mom in downtown Staunton. 

gift guide for mom

Looking for that perfect gift for Mom? See some of these unique finds available only in Downtown Staunton. 

For that affordable yet

H.L. Lang Jewelers has Staunton charms that include popular Queen City landmarks like the Gypsy Hill Gazebo, the clock tower, the Marquis Building and of course everyone’s favorite—the flower pot! 

Spoil Mom with luxurious soaps, lotions and all things that smell good from Redwood & Co

Give her the gift of experience with a felting class or pick out a hand-felted scarf, hat or jewelry from Artful Gifts.

Inspire your favorite cook with an infused olive oil, balsamic vinegar—or both from Staunton Olive Oil Company.



Express your gratitude with a card that says it all from Latitudes Fair Trade



shopportunities for Mom – Saturday, May 12

Spend the day with Mom shopping in Downtown Staunton. Check out some of these events happening: 

Little Made; Market

East Beverley Street
A Curated Indie Arts & Craft Festival featuring 20 specially selected artists showcasing their handmade works. Click here for more details.

World Fair Trade Day

Downtown Staunton businesses: Latitudes, Harmony Moon, Sacred Circle and Cranberry’s
Celebrate World Fair Trade Day by visiting your favorite fair trade shops in downtown Staunton. Each shop will have a special activity to celebrate the day. Click here for more details.

Shop Staunton First Saturday

Downtown Staunton
Get ready for Mother’s Day with a shopping trip to Downtown Staunton. Look for Daisy Depots at participating stores and pick up a free daisy. Check SDDA’s Facebook page to see all of the special activities planned just for Mom.


Mother’s Day Brunch and specials – SUNDAY, May 13

Stonewall Jackson Hotel
From 11 am-2 pm

This Mother’s Day spread includes something for everyone—even picky eaters! Choose from over six stations with everything from salad to smoked salmon, spinach and smoked mozzarella lasagna to roasted beef strip loin and of course dessert! See the full menu.
To make your reservation call: 540-885-4848 or email: reservations@stonewalljacksonhotel.com

Yelping Dog
12 pm to 6 pm

Featuring refreshing cocktails like mimosas with mango, peach or orange juices and Sunday Sangria made with a blend of Italian Pinot Noir with fresh fruit. Known for their grilled cheese, try this Mother’s Day Special of Raspberry French Toast Sandwich serviced on Newtown sour dough bread egg washed with cinnamon crust, stuffed with chèvre and raspberry jam.

4 pm to 9:30 pm
Special four-course tasting dinner menu.
To make your reservation, click here or call: 540-885-7775

Other Brunch Spots:
The Shack open 10:30 am-2 pm
Byers Street Bistro brunch served from 11 am-2 pm
The Depot Grille brunch served from 11 am-2 pm
Farmhouse Kitchen & Wares (OPEN for brunch on Saturday from 8 am-3 pm)
Mill Street Grill brunch served from 11 am-3 pm