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Mother's Day Last Minute Gift Guide

May 07, 2019 10:29AM ● By Sharon Scholze

Mother’s Day is only a few days away.  If you haven’t made plans yet or don’t have a gift, we’ve put together some local last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas that will be sure to put a smile on mom's face and warm her heart. 

We're pretty sure most mom's want a break from the kitchen.

Johanssons Dining House– 4 W. Main St. , Westminster -  Mother’s Day Brunch, reservations required

Rock Salt Grill – 65 W. Main St., Westminster - Seafood, Steaks, Raw Bar and Tavern, outdoor seating available

Maryland Mallet –  2820 Littlestown Pike, Westminster - Steamed crabs, Seafood, Steaks, casual dining

Maggie’s-  310 E. Green Street, Westminster - Combinations of eclectic fare, from the simple pub snack to the most sophisticated entree.

Rafael’s Restaurant - 32 West Main Street, Westminster – Casual dining and outdoor seating available

Bud’s at Silver Run - 4115 Littlestown Pike, Westminster - Fine Dining or Pub menu available


Find the perfect gift at these local retail businesses and support local.

Cultivated - 15 E. Main St. Suite 103, Westminster Goods for the modern lifestyle with a vintage flair. A boutique with apparel, decor and gift shop. 

Old Liberty Shoppe - 7606 Main Street, Sykesville - 39 Liberty Street, Westminster - Exclusive brands like Pandora with handcrafted products from American artists.

The Maryland Store - 2200 Sykesville Rd. (RT. 32), Westminster-  Everything Maryland, gifts, foods, gift baskets, and Maryland souvenirs.

The Vine on Main  - 7615 Main Street, Sykesville - Wide selection of wines and craft beers, fair trade, hand-made, recycled, socially conscious unique gifts.


A day at the Spa never disappoints.

Freestyle Hair & Body Spa - 400 N Center St., Westminster - Packages from Spa Sampler to Spa Escape.

The Spa on West Main - 143 W. Main St., Westminster -  Multiple spa packages from Platinum to pretty hands and feet. 


Things to do on Mother’s Day

Carroll County Farmers Market - Mother's Day Show  May 11, 2019 8am – 2pm

Free plant for first 400 Mothers. Local vendors selling hanging baskets, herbs, perennials, garden plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, nuts, pasture raised meats. Beautiful handmade crafts.

Linganore Winecellars -  1 PM to 4 PM Music At The Winery, relax, enjoy the atmosphere and the sounds from our featured artist, Lauren Sumner.  Food Trucks are also available.   

Serpent Ridge Vineyard - Mother's Day Specials at the Vineyard

Old Westminster Winery – Mother’s Day event 11-4:30  Celebrate mom this Mother's Day in a beautiful outdoor space with wine, live music, delicious food offerings, and fresh cut flowers!