Sandhills Guide to Mother's Day

As everyone knows, there are few things in life more enduring than a mother’s love. So, feel free to overindulge as you celebrate the mothers, grandmothers and special women in your life this Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022.

Around the Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen area, along with an eclectic collection of places to shop, dine and explore, there are also numerous family-friendly local events and parties at outstanding venues to celebrate Mother’s Day. Here are a few of our favorite Mother’s Day suggestions for you to consider:

Pine Crest Inn, Pinehurst NC

  • Enjoy a tasty Mother’s Day brunch around the Sandhills
    Does your mom, grandmother or wife love a good brunch? We’ve got you covered. Some of our favorites from the cornucopia of food and beverage selections around the Sandhills (in no particular order) include:

Twin Fields Farm

  • Mother’s Day Picnic and Open House at Twin Fields Farm, Southern Pines
    Twin Fields Farm invites you to join for this free open house to celebrate the special day at 1855 N May St, 1855 North May Street in Southern Pines. Invite your mother, grandmother and/or wife … and bring the rest of the family. Pack a picnic and some lawn games. Tour the Manor and barn. Have your family picture taken by our photographer. This special event is open to the public from 12 pm to 3 pm on Mother’s Day. Tickets are not necessary, but Twin Fields Farm appreciates your RSVP. (Sorry… pets are not allowed on the farm.)

  • Mother’s Day Paint at Railhouse Brewery in Aberdeen
    For something truly unique and memorable, join for a Mother’s Day DIY Workshop at Railhouse Brewery. Come to make a personalized Mother’s Day gift for mom. Making things is always more fun at a brewery. Order a beer and lunch while you work. Choose from 3 designs: Our Hive, Our Gnome, or Our Garden. Reservations are required and $50 includes everything you need to take your project home with you that day.
pink and white flower arrangement

  • A bouquet from Carmen’s Flower Boutique in Pinehurst
    Don’t wait to let Mom know how special she is. Carmen’s Flower Boutique — Pinehurst’s local florist since 1976 — offers a wide array of fresh and fragrant arrangements to make this Mother’s Day extra special. There’s no better way to say “Thank you for everything!” than with a beautiful, colorful bouquet for her home or office. Send Mother’s Day flowers and tell Mom just how much you appreciate her!
Mothers exercising with children in strollers

  • Mamas with Muscles at First Baptist Church, Southern Pines
    Join SLAM Southern Pines and celebrate being a strong mama with a free Mother’s Day work out and playgroup. This special Mother’s Day class is free for non-members and there will be a playgroup craft for the little ones after the workout. See you on Mother’s Day at 9:30 am at First Baptist Church in Southern Pines! Visit for your class pass.
Blue and white pottery

  • Eloise Trading Company in Historic Aberdeen
    “ETC” as the locals call it is a great place to treat mom to a gift she will love. Currently ETC has crisp cotton pjs and matching robes for mom in beautiful prints and they are 40% off. Shop for a stylish new piece of jewelry for spring and tuck it into the Lux travel jewelry cases. Of course, flowers for Mother’s Day are always a good idea. Choose from the many vases in stock and then have the ladies across the street at Jack Hadden fill it with beautiful blooms. The ideas are endless. Pop in soon and let ETC help you select the perfect gift. You’re bound to shop, laugh and fall in love when you shop at ETC.
Glass Flower

  • Make Your Own Mother’s Day Glass Flower at STARworks in Star
    Take your favorite mom to learn about working with hot glass and create a beautiful glass flower in the process at STARworks Center for Creative Enterprise, 100 Russell Dr., in Star. Glass flowers make wonderful gifts or decoration for your home, plus they’re fun to make. Experienced instructors will help participants create their own unique flower in colors of their choosing. No experience necessary. Participants must be 12 or older. Ages 12-16 must be accompanied by a guardian. The cost is $75 and class size is limited, so advance registration is required. Visit to learn more.
Entrance to Pinelawn Memorial Park

  • Mother’s Day Memorial Event at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Pinehurst
    For something truly special this Mothers’ Day, please join us at Pinelawn Memorial Park to remember and reflect on the memories many of us hold dear to our hearts. Stop by and receive a complimentary flower to either place on a memorial , take home as a keepsake or gift to your mother. Flowers will be passed out from 8 am until 6 pm. For more information, call 910.692.6801 or visit