Thank your mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers, and any special woman in your life at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on May 12. Attend the Motherâ€™s Day Brunch, Motherâ€™s Day Tea, or just bring the family to explore the gardenâ€™s 83 acres, including the new Wings of the Tropics butterfly conservatory, for an unforgettable Motherâ€™s Day.Â
Held in the Garden House from 10:30 a.m.â€“2:30 p.m., the Motherâ€™s Day Brunch features the flavors of Europe with this yearâ€™s theme, â€œA Taste of Italy.â€ Travel through the Eternal City with dishes like Chianti laced rosemary roast beef, roasted Tuscan vegetables, fresh baked focaccia and more at the Savory Station. Enjoy classic brunch items with an Italian twist, including cornetto pastries, ricotta coffee cake and sweet Italian sausage at the Breakfast Station. Complement the main course with tre colore, Caesar and caprese salads. The whole family will love the Dessert Station complete with a gelato bar, mini cannoli and baked biscotti. Buon appetito! Brunch is $55 per adult and $27.50 per child 5-12 years old. Free for children 4 and under.Â See the full menu for more details. For reservations, call 305-256-8399.
As part of the gardenâ€™s Afternoon Tea series, visitors can take part in the Motherâ€™s Day Tea at 3:00 p.m. upstairs in the Visitor Center overlooking the beautiful garden. Lovely volunteers will serve unique and delicious teas with sweet and savory snacks while Mom relaxes with the soothing melodies from live music by guitarist Rob Friedman. The tea is $27 for members, $37 for non-members and $17 for children 12 and under. For reservations, call Marnie Valent at 305-663-8059.