Mother’s Day in the Hamptons wouldn’t be complete without the perfect gift for the woman who raised you or the mother of your children. Whether you’re celebrating with your mom, your wife or another special mother in your life, she deserves the very best. Here are some ideas to make her special day even more memorable.
This year, show mom how much you really care with a special delivery of Maine lobster delicacies! No need to fight for reservations, plus, the Farmer’s Almanac is calling for thundershowers! Stay dry and bring your Mother’s Day feast home this year. Select from one of their many sure-fire hits for Mother’s Day. getmainelobster.com
What could be more fun than taking mom on an antiques shopping spree? Check out the Flowers & Company Antiques Center in Southampton, featuring a wide array of dealers and amazing treasures from the past. Walk the aisles and discover art, furniture, textiles, home decor and hundreds of unique curios. Even better—she can leave with a lovely bouquet of flowers! Located at 245 County Road 39 in Southampton. Call 631-726-7275 or visit flowersandcompanyantiquescenter.com.
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Springs artist Fred Brandes makes Wampum and other shell pendants, earrings, shell art and furniture for lovers and collectors of shells and sea glass. Shell cutting and shaping are the essence of his jewelry and wall pieces. With earrings starting at $24/pr and pendants from $34 and up, simply make an appointment to come by the studio. Or you can see his work on Etsy and at upcoming Arts and Crafts Fairs—on the green in Montauk, Memorial Day weekend, and at the Father’s Day event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce in Sag Harbor. Call 631-324-4739 or e-mail [email protected]. To buy directly online visit Brandes‘ shop on Etsy.
Gurney’s Inn in Montauk is offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch menu. All moms will enjoy a complimentary mimosa with their meal. Treat your mom while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and then enjoy a spa day for two! Call 631-668-2345 or visit gurneysinn.com
Connect with the Earth and connect with yourself—mind, body and spirit—during a one-hour yoga class in the Main Room of the Nature Center at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. A pre-paid month of this gentle Yoga program for all fitness levels could be the perfect gift. Classes will be taught by Amy Hess, a certified yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Students must bring their own mats. $8 per class if pre-paid for the month. Walk-in fee is $12 per class. Payment and pre-registration recommended. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. in May. Call Trish Kaloski at 631-653-4771 or visit quoguewildliferefuge.org
Bring your mother to the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead to check out a screening of Dr. No, the very first James Bond film, on Sunday. Inside this historic theater you will be able to order delightful food and drink—and be sure to toast to your mom before the screening starts. For more info visit suffolktheater.com
Give mom the thrill of her life and jump out of a plane on Mother’s Day! Book a tandem skydive and experience the exhilarating joy of free falling together with Skydive Long Island in Calverton. As the only full-service skydiving training facility in the region, Skydive Long Island can take mom on her first jump or train her to become a master solo skydiver. It could be the ultimate Mother’s Day memory. Located at 400 David Court in Calverton. Call 631-208-3900 or visit skydivelongisland.com.