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Celebrate Mother's Day!

Mothers do so much for their families. This holiday, celebrate Mother's Day by planning something special. We've gathered lots of fun ideas in our roundup of Mother's Day events in Maryland. Whether by making Mom a special gift, enjoying a mother-daughter tea together, or going on a cruise or museum tour, you're sure to find the perfect way to show your mom, grandmother, or other special person that you care.

Check out all the events going on in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bowie, Pasadena, Upper Marlboro and other Maryland towns.

Always call ahead or check the event website before attending.

2018 Mother's Day events

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Mother/Daughter Tea & Fashion Show - 2018
May 6. Enjoy afternoon tea and catch a glimpse of the latest Spring fashions during a fashion show. $12.50-30. 2-4:30pm. 3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach. windowsofstrength.org

Celebrate Mom - 2018
May 10. Celebrate the love of mother and child with a story, rhymes, and songs. Free. 9:30am. Annapolis Library. aacpl.net

Annual Remembering Mother's Tea - 2018
May 10. Enjoy tea and finger sandwiches while sharing memories and your journey of healing through the loss of your mother or grandmother. $10. 6-7:30pm. John and Cathy Belcher Campus, Pasadena. Chesapeakelifecenter.org

Mothers Day Weekend - 2018
May 12-13. Free hayrides for all mothers and grandmothers accompanied by a child. Petting zoo, crafts, gem mining and more. Some activities may require a fee. 10am-5pm. Clarks Elicoat Farm, Ellicott City. 410-730-4049, clarklandfarm.com

Mother's Day Story Time - 2018
May 12. A Mother's Day story time featuring the book "I've Loved You Since Forever" and "Everything Is Mama". Activities to follow. Free. 11am. Barnes and Noble, Annapolis. 410-573-1115, barnesandnoble.com

Mother's Day Tea at Montpelier - 2018
May 12. Afternoon tea at Montpelier and self-guided tour. Reservations required. Ages 18 and up. $30. 11am and 2pm. Montpelier Mansion, Laurel. 301-377-7817, pgparks.com

Mother's Day at Pirate Adventures - 2018
May 13. Pirate Adventure cruise complete with facepainting, a water cannon battle, and sunken treasure. Take in the views of the US Naval Academy, the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. Mom's and Grandmom's ride for FREE on Mother's Day. Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake, Annapolis. $22; ages 2 and under $12.  chesapeakepirates.com/mothers-day-special

Mothers Day in the Garden - 2018
May 13. Celebrate mom, grandma, or another special lady with a FREE guided tour of the house. End the afternoon with a glass of lemonade and a stroll in the garden. One free ticket with each paid admission. Noon-3pm. Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale. 301-864-0420, riversdale.org

Day on the Bay with Rose - 2018
May 13. Two hour sail around the Chesapeake Bay while sampling wonderful wines. Along with each wine is a perfectly paired bite. You will be able to raise the sails, steer the boat or just sit back and relax with your wine and food. $81. 4pm. Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. 410-263-7837, schoonerwoodwind.com

Shes Not Kidding-A Mothers Day Comedy Showcase - 2018
May 13. A Mothers day celebration featuring Meshelle “The Indie Mom of Comedy”. $18; $15 in advance. 7pm. Creative Alliance, Baltimore. creativealliance.org

Mother's Day Tea - 2018
May 13. Afternoon tea and tour at Mount Clare Museum House. Tea accompanied with finger sandwiches and baked goods. Half priced admission for all moms; $6-8. 11am-4pm. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore. 410-837-3262, mountclare.org

Tennison: Mother's Day Cruise - 2018
May 13. Mother's Day Brunch Cruise, 11:30am Mother's Day Evening Cruise, 5pm. Registration required. $30; ages 5-12 $15; ages 4 and under free. Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. 410-326-2042, calvertmarinemuseum.com

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Mother's Day Floral Tea - 2018
May 13. Exclusive Tudor Place expert-led garden tour of the colorful landscape in bloom. All participants take home a gift from Tudor Place. $20. 9-10am. Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Washington, D.C. 202-965-0400. tudorplace.org

Mothers Day Tea - 2018
May 13. Tea, gingerbread, live music, tours and more. Free. 1-4pm. Hancocks Resolution, Pasadena. 410-255-4048, historichancocksresolution.org

Mother's Day Dessert Cruise - 2018
May 13. 90-minute dessert cruise on the Severn River. $37; ages 3-11 $12; ages 2 and under free. 1:30 and 3:30pm. Annapolis City Dock. cruisesonthebay.com

Mother's Day Celebration with the Baysox - 2018
May 13. Celebrate Mom with a day at the ballfield. Package includes 4 tickets, meet and greet with the players, $50 in baysox bucks to be used for food or souveneirs and more. $125. 1:30pm. Bowie. 301-464-4880, milb.com

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