Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Paso Robles

Spending time with mom can be an adventure in Paso Robles. Surprise your mom this Mother's Day with any of the following experiences or gift ideas:

Outback Trail RidesA Free Wine Tour. Moms get a free wine tour on Mother's Day with top-rated Grapeline Wine Tours, when accompanied by a paid guest.  Includes wine tasting flights at four wineries and a picnic lunch set in a picturesque wine country location.

High Tea. On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, you can treat your mother to an elegant afternoon tea party. Guests are greeted with a glass of sparkling wine before taking a seat on our serene Petite Terrace. A delicate buffet featuring traditional finger sandwiches, scones, petit fours, jam, and lashings of cream awaits, all accompanied by your favorite teas and live music. $35 per person. www.VinaRobles.com

A Handmade Scarf. That you made. With her. Silk fiber artist Sharon Gellerman of Color Vibe Designs comes to Studios on the Park for a special Mother's Day Weekend silk marbling session. While this is not a class, you can join Sharon and create your own exquisite silk scarf gift for mom, or have her join you as a creative Mother's Day treat for two! $38 for single-sided small scarf, $46 for double-sided small scarf.  More information.

Music. Parkfield Cafe is hosting the 16th Annual Parkfield Bluegrass Festival on Mother's Day Weekend.  This camp-out event features tons of amazing bluegrass artists, great food and craft vendors, musical workshops, kids' programs, a  Sunday morning gospel show and more. www.parkfieldbluegrass.com    

Sweet Bliss. The Mother’s Day Gift Set of locally-grown honey-infused products includes 3oz samples of Lavender Vanilla, Sea Salt, Herbs de Provence and Thai Chile honeys, plus a box of TheraBee's patent pending Bliss Balls.  www.therabeehoney.com

Memories. Spending time with mom can be an adventure in Paso Robles. If she's into horses, take her on an Outback Trail Ride. If she has a flair for the dramatic, take her on a helicopter wine tasting tour. If she likes her wine with beer, take her on a sampler tour of “all things Paso Robles” with Uncorked Wine Tours or to the Paso Robles Wine Festival; if she’s into art, get the two of you All Access Passes to PASO ARTSFEST on Memorial Day weekend, or tickets to the Hearst Castle Art Tour on May 25th. Mother's Day Brunch at Artisan is a culinary adventure that you will both enjoy.

Art. Studios on the Park, a nonprofit open studios art center in the heart of historic downtown Paso Robles has nine studios with 25 working artists, two galleries and a dazzling array of artistic gift options from handcrafted jewelry to large format paintings. Gift certificates for art or art classes are available. www.studiosonthepark.org

Thoughtful Gifts for Mom and Dad. At General Store Paso Robles, you can find totally unique and thoughtful gifts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. For her: gorgeous local succulents in simple pots to brighten her desk or kitchen, or a colorful farmer's market basket in all kinds of sizes. For him: a 4 pack of Clementine Cupcakes or a belt or Dopp kit made from recycled tires. When all else fails, there's always our chocolate wall. Visit www.generalstorepr.com for more info.