La Jolla and San Diego Mother’s Day Weekend Events: May 11th – 12th

The weather is perfect, and this Mother’s Day weekend is packed with events. So what are you waiting for? Treat mom, and make your plans now! There’s something for everyone!

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Saturday, May 11th:

Mommy & Me Succulent Arranging Workshop
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Searsucker Del Mar Highlands
This Mother’s Day weekend at Searsucker Del Mar Highlands will feature a succulent wreath-arranging workshop for moms and their little ones (recommended agesare 6 to 12). The workshop is led by Rain to Roots, and includes all of plants and materials needed to create a 12-inch wreath for mom and a 6-inch heart-shaped wreath for the little one. Tickets are only $56.50.

Rooftop Cinema Club Presents: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
8:30 p.m., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
She’s back! The 2018 Emily Blunt-led sequel to the classic tale of “Mary Poppins”  will take over the big outdoor movie screen Saturday on rooftop at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Watch the flick, or watch the beautiful views of the San Diego skyline. Tickets start at $17.

Sunday, May 12th:

Mother’s Day Painting
12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Cool Creations Paint-Your-Own-Pottery Café
Spend some quality and artsy time painting with mom at a Mother’s Day Painting session. This session at Cool Creations on Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach costs only $5 per person, plus the cost of pottery materials. Also, moms get 25 percent off their pottery.

Guided Nature Walk
9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside! Take a free guided 1.5 hour nature walk from Mission Trails Regional Park. Along the way you’ll learn about animals, plants, and history of this park in San Diego.

La Jolla Events | Weekend May 10-12, 2013

Lithographs by Hamilton Press
A special exhibition showcasing Hamilton Press original lithographs by Ed Ruscha, Raymond Pettibon, Dennis Hopper and many more!Opening reception: Friday, May 10, 2013, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

11th Annual SDSU Art Council Recipients
The Athenaeum presents for the eleventh consecutive year an exhibition of artwork by scholarship winners of the San Diego State University School of Art, Design and Art History. Opening reception: Friday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. A short ceremony in the Rotunda will honor the winners.

Gator by the Bay – Zydeco Blues and Crawfish Festival
Gator By The Bay is the West Coast’s Premier Annual Cajun/Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival – every Mother’s Day weekend in San Diego! May 10-12th.


Women Rule on Upper Girard


Women Rule on Upper Girard!
Kick off Mother’s Day weekend with a shopping spree with mom! On Saturday, May 11, from Noon to 5 p.m., fifteen female business owners on upper Girard are joining together to celebrate women with many special offers, from art and beauty, to fashion, fitness, and food. Saturday, May 11, 2013.

The American Tapes @MCASD La Jolla
The La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art invites you to an exclusive West Coast screening of The American Tapes. from American filmmaker Louis Hock, creator of The Mexican Tapes. Now he presents a new perspective on the lives of Mexican immigrants in America. Grab a beer and food during a screening break from 7–8 PM. This program is free for Members; $5 non-members. Saturday, May 11th @5pm.

Mothers Day Brunch in La Jolla
Looking for an ocean side brunch for Mother’s Day? We put together the top brunches happening in La Jolla for Mother’s Day.

La Jolla Open Aire Market
Every Sunday, the upper playground at La Jolla Elementary is transformed into a colorful, friendly and wholesome Farmer’s Market. Come experience the community feel, live music, creative artisans, diverse food court, and local farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Every Sunday 9am to 1pm @Corner of Girard Av and Genter St.