As you probably know, this Sunday, May 8th is Mother’s Day and if you haven’t made plans for your mom yet, not to worry…there’s still time!! Get a reservation at one of your fave restaurants, see a show, OR even go on a FREE tour!!
Zynodoa – At Zynodoa, treat your mother to the best of the season. Chef James Harris is complementing the occasion with unforgettable food. Spring has arrived, and Zynodoa’s kitchen is bursting with fresh new ingredients – menu highlights for Mother’s Day weekend include local asparagus soup, soft-shelled crabs, crab cakes, and spearmint ice cream. Also featuring specialty cocktails, infused with local herbs, and an extensive Virginia wine list. Zynodoa serves inspired southern cuisine that is sourced from local and regional farms and artisan producers. Zynodoa is open Sunday, May 8, from 12 pm to 8 pm.
Taste of India – Taste of India is having a Mother’s Day Brunch with more than 25 items including lamb, chicken and seafood with a variety of vegetables for $10.95. 11am to 2:30pm.
Staunton Grocery – Chef Boden will be offering a special Mother’s Day 3 course prix fixe menu with multiple course offerings from 11am to 7pm on Sunday, May 8th. Limited seating so please reserve now. 30 per person with optional paired wine / cocktails for 15.
Stonewall Jackson Hotel – Chef Hamilton and his culinary staff are preparing a grand buffet brunch for Mother’s Day, the genuine hospitality of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel staff is sure to make it memorable for you and your guests. Let them cook and do the clean up so you can enjoy your time with family and friends.
Kathy’s – Kathy’s is offering a special Mother’s Day buffet including roast beef, Virginia baked ham, roast turkey & dressing, assorted salads & vegetables, and more for $14.95. Reservations are requested for parties of 6 or more and seatings are at 11am, 12:30pm, and 2pm.
Byers Street Bistro – The Bistro, a long-time local favorite spot is also offering brunch. Selections include Belgian Waffles, Filet Mignon Benedict, Tuscan Frittata, and more. 11am-2:30pm
See a Show
Measure for Measure at American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse in Downtown Staunton at 2pm.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. — II.i
Shakespeare’s electrifying exploration of the arrogance of power hovers tantalizingly between comedy and tragedy. Measure stares unblinkingly into the way we confuse lust and love, goodness and self-righteousness.
Staunton Guided Tours – Mothers are free on Saturday, May 7 for the Narrated Trolley Tour at 11am when accompanied by a paying adult.
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum –In recognition of President Woodrow Wilson proclaiming the first Mothers’ Day in 1914, all mothers will be admitted free-of-charge on Sunday, May 8th 12-5pm. Enjoy engaging guided tours of Wilson’s birthplace, a beautiful pre-Civil War manse. Explore the Woodrow Wilson Museum where his Pierce-Arrow limousine is a highlight, journey through the new World War I trench exhibit complete with lights and battle sounds, and explore the interactive Kids’ Corner. Stroll through the beautiful Victorian garden, and discover unique gifts at the President’s Shop.