Usually closed on Sunday, Aria will be open on Sunday starting at 5 p.m. serving up a menu of modern American. Also opening especially for Mother’s Day is Japanese restaurant Umi, which will be serving from 4-8 p.m. Savor at Westin Atlanta Perimeter North will have a decadent three-course, prix-fixe brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Candler Hotel in Downtown is featuring its “Good Morning, Gorgeous” package for the mom who needs a break with a luxury room, a bottle of wine, valet parking, and brunch for one.
Mary J. Blige’s Strength of A Woman Festival is May 6-8 with music, comedy, and community building events. On Saturday night at State Farm Arena, Blige performs with Chaka Khan, City Girls, Ella Mai, Queen Naija, and more. A Mother’s Day Celebration at the Fox Theatre on Sunday at 4 p.m. will feature Bishop Marvin Sapp, Erica Campbell, Regina Belle, Kelly Price, and Pastor Donnie McClurkin.
Atlanta Botanical Garden’s new exhibition Origami in the Garden opens this weekend. If mom is a green thumb, stop by the Sprint Plant Sale at Callanwolde on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. While you’re there, explore the formal gardens and the Woodland Trail.