Staunton’s Best Gifts for Moms
Remember all the times your mom wiped your tears, gave you pep talks, and told you she loved you? Well, Mother’s Day is Sunday, and it’s time to spoil her the way she deserves! We’ve rounded up enough Staunton gifts, experiences, brunches, and more to make any mom or mother figure in your life feel special this year.
Share Some Brunch
- You can’t beat Staunton when it comes to a tasty brunch! Take Mom out for a Mother’s Day brunch (or dinner) of “inspired Southern cuisine” at Zynodoa (brunch served from 10-2). Indoor and outdoor seating available.
- Brunchin’ with Matt Johnson (Mother’s Day Brunch @ The Clocktower) promises to be lots of fun with live music, tasty food, and a special spring cocktail menu designed to help you celebrate all the mother figures in your life. Music from noon – 3 p.m.
- Reserve a table at The Shack for a pre-fixe Mother’s Day brunch that emphasizes the best local and regional seasonal ingredients.
- Table 44 serves up inspired twists on your favorites as well as an unforgettable loaded bloody mary (brunch served from 11-2).
Enjoy an Experience
- Want to practice your painting skills and walk out with some Mother’s Day flowers from Brin’s Posy, too? Try Brigitte Marie Fine Arts’ Bouquets and Brunch at The Foundry, ETC. on May 7, 10 a.m. – noon. Tickets include supplies, bouquets, and refreshments. You might also enjoy Mother’s Day Blooms & Brews: A Flower Arranging Experience at Stable Craft on May 7 at noon. You’ll work with a professional floral designer to create a farm-fresh arrangement. Sip a beer while you work!
- If Mom loves exploring and trying new things, sign up for an upcoming Intro to Foraging with Allegheny Mountain Institute. You’ll learn “the cultural, historical, and ecological significance of foraging and gain hands-on experience with plant identification and safe harvesting techniques.” Waynesboro Educational Farm, May 19. Make a weekend out of enjoying nature with a Mother’s Day Cabin Stay at Walnut Hills Campground.
- Do you and Mom bond over theater? Take her to a production of Romeo and Juliet or The Comedy of Errors at the Blackfriars. Afterward, share your reviews over wine and snacks at The Green Room.
- Sign Mom up for an art class or workshop at Beverley Street Studio School. Classes are held either in-person or virtually, and you can choose from a variety of topics for artists at all ability levels.
Find a Special Gift
- Spoil Mom with luxurious soaps, lotions, and all things that smell good from Redwood & Co. or Essentially Zen Artisan Body & Bath Co. Essentially Zen offers curated gift boxes and “zen boxes,” which are a curated collection of specialty soaps, house soaps, and bath bombs designed to fit an individual fragrance profile.
- Shop Little Shop of Crystals, Bonfire Begonia, The Foundry Pop-Ups, Jude’s, A Fine Emporium, Latitudes, Harmony Moon, Sunspots Studio, and Made; By the People, for the People for unique gifts.
- Reserve Mom a massage, skin treatment, or manicure at the Spa at the Blackburn. You can also help Mom relax by surprising her with a massage at Mill Street Body & Soul Day Spa and Salon. Make her feel really special by giving her the gift of a boudoir photo session, which includes a hair and makeup team and professional photography. Dad will appreciate this gift, too!
- Do you have an outdoorsy mom? Grab her a new pair of running shoes at Sole Focus Running or some new hiking poles and a daypack at Wilderness Adventure.
Shower Her with Tradition
- It’s a no-brainer that jewelry, flowers, chocolate, and wine are perennial favorites on Mother’s Day. Continue the tradition by having your personal message engraved on something glitzy from H.L. Lang Jewelers. You’ll also find beautiful and unusual jewelry at The Sparrow’s Nest. Choose from botanical, gemstone, leather, and antique button collections.
- Browse online and spoil Mom with a colorful bouquet from Rask Florist or Honey Bee’s Florist. Brin’s Posy Floral creates vivid and artistic bouquets.
- Treat Mom’s sweet tooth with incredible looking and tasting chocolates from Giancarlo Fine European Pastries. Consider signing Mom up for an upcoming pastry class. Your mom would also love an overflowing “platinum pail of chocolates” assortment from Cocoa Mill.
- If Mom prefers her treats by the glass, try estate-grown wine from Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room or stop in at Yelping Dog Wine for a high-quality bottle of wine bottled locally or around the world.