4 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Rochester

May 09, 2017

Loving mother and daughter with heads together - isolated over white.jpegRochester, MN fairly teems with numerous activities to keep its residents and visitors engaged, happy and busy.  When it comes to celebrating Mother's Day, this mindset holds true as well. We scoured the area for things to do in Rochester that promise to make memories for you and that favorite woman in your life. Below, we highlight just a few of the many offerings that are some of the perks of living in Rochester. 

1. Mother's Day on the Farm

From 12pm until 5pm on Sunday, May 14th, bring mom -- or grandma! -- out to the Mother's Day on the Farm event at Scanlan's Red Barn Learning Farm. There, she'll enjoy free admission with a paid child's or adult's admission as well as wagon rides and a free planting project. The Sunny's Ice Cream truck will be onsite so you and mom can enjoy a sweet treat together. 

2. SEMYO Mother's Day Concert

The Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra (SEMYO) presents a Mother's Day concert at 2pm in the Century High School auditorium. Featured during the concert will be all three of  SEMYO's orchestras with three student soloists being highlighted. A performance of Dvorak's New World Symphony will conclude the concert. 

3. Mother's Day Cider and Strudel

Take Mom to the Lillian Goldman Visitors Center & Seed Savers Exchange Historic Orchard and enjoy an action-packed day of events. This event is free and doesn't require any reservations. The visitors Center is open from 10am until 5pm and offers a Mother's Day discount of 20 percent off all purchases. Apple cider and apple strudel can be enjoyed from 12pm until 5pm as you take a hike to the Seed Savers Exchange Historic Orchard during the apple blossom peak blooming time. Guided orchard tours are available at 1pm and 2pm with self-guided tours throughout the day. 

4. Andy Warhol: Minnesota Goes Pop

If you and your mom are art aficionados, then you won't want to miss the presentation of Andy Warhol: Minnesota Goes Pop at the Rochester Art Center. Inside the main galleries of the art center, you'll find 26 prints from Andy Warhol and 11 from Minnesota artists. The Rochester Art Center is open from noon until 5pm for the last night of this Andy Warhol presentation. 

There is much to love about living in Rochester, and our Springs at South Broadway apartment community is one of them! Our suburban, pet-friendly Rochester neighborhood is convenient for those who work at the Mayo Clinic as well as those who simply love everything that Rochester has to offer. Contact us today to learn about the floor plans we have currently available. 

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