Make Mother's Day Marvelous in Norman
Have not yet planned Mother's Day? No worries, Norman offers many options that your mother may not realize you waited until now to plan.
Treating your mom to brunch or lunch on Mother's Day can be easier by checking out the vast array of brunch options, breakfast offerings and even a list of Norman Originals ahead of time. Make a reservation, check out if you can reserve your space in line via Yelp (Pro Tip: Set your Sunday alarm) or have a list of A.), B.), C.) and all the way to L.).
Don't want to risk the restaurant scene? Indulge her with some sweet treats at Apple Tree Chocolate ahead of time. Although the apples are their signature item, there is so much more there that mothers love, from fudge to macarons to dipped strawberries. You can also pick out a new Mackenzie Childs piece from Ocassions, located in Carriage Plaza. There is a new line of blue-checked merchandise to up her collection.
For budget friendlier options, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art offers complimentary admission. Take her to see the Annual OU School of Visual Arts Student Exhibition, which will be closing May 12. Also, at 2 p.m. Second Sunday Poetry will take place at The Depot, which is a free event.
Andy Alligator's Water Park is offering free admission to mothers on May 12, the water park opens for the season Saturday and the forecast for Sunday looks to be beautiful.