Happy Mother’s Day!

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Starting with the Mother’s Day tradition of Mother’s Day Brunch! We all know how much food moms make. Give her the day off with brunch at any of the places listed below. RESERVATIONS FOR BRUNCHES ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

For the Music Loving Mom, we have The Quebe Sisters Band at the Bull Run on Friday night, the 6th and Town Meeting Band on Saturday night, the 7th. For more information, visit www.bullrunrestaurant.com. And on Sunday, the 8th, at 4pm, it’s an Historic Piano Concert at the Ashburnham Community Church, 84 Main Street, Ashburnham. Pianist malcolm Halliday and clarinetist Chester Brezniak. Visit frederickcollection.org or call 978-827-6232 for more information.

What about The Active Mom? On Saturday, the 7th, it’s Wachusett Mountain’s Hill Climb, a cycling race from Route 140 to the summit with post-race activities in the Wachusett Mountain Base Lodge. Visit www.wachusett.com for more information.  Or how about a hike in the beautiful spring of Appleseed Country? Check out our Hiking Page for plenty of options!

Does your mom Love To Shop? On Saturday, the 7th, from 8am-2pm, it’s the Spring in Bloom Fair at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 26 West St., Leominster. Flowering plants (outside) and jewelry, books, crafts, homemade baked goods, raffles and a silent auction inside. A snack bar and lunch items including sandwiches, hot dogs, pastries, coffee, and soda will also be available. Rain or Shine. Or perhaps you could try the Town-Wide Yard Sale in Templeton. Stop by the common, Routes 2A & 101, to pick up a map of participating homes. For details, contact Country Mischief at 978-939-5460. And how about the mom that loves antiques? Check out our shopping page for more information.

And finally, The Sweet Tooth Mom! Sometimes there is no better way to show your mother you love her than something sweet and delicious. Grabbing a box of homemade chocolates from Priscilla Candy in Gardner or Colonial Candies in Bolton, or taking mom out for a nice ice cream treat at one of our many local creameries like Kimball Farm in Lancaster or Rota Springs Farm in Sterling will show mom how much she means to you!

To all you moms out there, thank you for all your hard work. We hope you have a great day in Appleseed Country! And Happy Mother’s Day!