St. Johnsbury has you covered for all of the gifts, dining, and fun you need to celebrate that special mom, or mother figure, in your life on Mother’s Day ~ Sunday, May 9th.
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| Flowers & Gifts |
Don’t delay in pre-ordering flower arrangements from All About Flowers, whose shop will be open for pick-up on Sunday, or browse their beautifully curated selection of gifts and goodies.
Moose River Lake & Lodge has exceptional jewelry, clothing, homeware, and an amazing selection of wines to delight all styles and palates. Plus, they’re offering a Mother’s Day Sale of 20% off women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, purses, table linens, candles, soaps, beauty products and more. They’re closed on Sundays, so be sure to shop before the day of.
The first summer St. Johnsbury Farmers Market of the season is on Saturday, May 8 (9am – 1pm, Pearl Street Parking Lot) and is a perfect opportunity to get mom a favorite local product, or some fresh produce, for those planning at-home feasts. Bonus: Inch by Inch Permaculture will be selling locally-grown flowers at the market that day!
The Artful Eye, and the adjacent antique stores Red Tag and The Annex, are a great place to find locally made artisan goods and high-quality antiques. Just across the street, the Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild offers works by more than 100 local artists and artisans. (Both are closed Sundays – shop soon!)
Boxcar & Caboose IS open on Sunday, for last minute (or pre-planned) purchases of books, cards, candy, gifts, and much more.
Are adult libations more to your mom’s liking? Both St. Johnsbury Distillery and Whirligig Brewing offer products made right in St. Johnsbury, and their membership programs make a great gift.
| Dining |
Advance reservations are highly recommended.
The Kingdom Kreperie Mother’s Day Brunch popup at St. Johnsbury Distillery will offer delicious sweet or savory crepes for dine-in or takeout. Call for reservations 802-751-8813. Event link: www.facebook.com/events/784797459129249 Dine-in hours and takeout: Sunday, 10am – 2pm..
Salt Bistro is open for a special Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday. Call 802-424-1690 for reservations. The menu will be posted to the Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/894899204686505. Online reservations are also accepted via: www.saltvt.com Open for dine-in Sunday from 10am – 2pm.
Kingdom Table has delicious cocktails to pair with brunch, lunch, or dinner. Call 802-424-1455 for dine-in reservations, or order takeout to enjoy at home. Follow on Facebook for menu updates: www.facebook.com/Kingdom-Table-619693361792216 Open for dine-in or takeout Saturday & Sunday from noon – 8pm.
Central Cafe is a great spot for brunch, lunch, or dinner on Saturday or Sunday. Follow on Facebook for updates: www.facebook.com/CentralCafestj Open for dine-in or takeout Saturday & Sunday 8am – 4pm, with dinner service from 5 – 8pm.
For diner classics on Sunday morning, The Kitchen Counter Cafe and Anthony’s Diner will serve up some hearty fare.