• Mother's Day
  • Mother's Day Sunday, May 9th 2021

  • Once again, we're compiling ways you can celebrate mom on Mother's Day.  Below is our 2020 list of gift ideas, and restaurants offering delivery or carry-out on Mother's Day.  We'll be updating the information to reflect the 2021 happenings over the coming days, so please check back as we'll continue to add more information as it comes our way.


  • LSR Mother's Package Options

    Packages include brunch packages from 016 Restaurant, wine packages from Vom Fass, charcuterie trays from L&M Fine Foods, and gift baskets featuring specialty items from several local shops.  Visit lsr.market/mothers-day for details and pricing.

    Orders must be placed by Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Pick-up wines and gift packages on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9 at the Chamber of Commerce office at 2611 West Lawrence Avenue from 9:00 - 11:00 am.


  • Bezels and Bubbles Pop Up at Sacred Art Bezels and Bubbles Pop Up at Sacred Art

    Sacred Art - 4619 N Lincoln Avenue

    For Mother's Day at Sacred Art, We are doing an in store and online pop-up with local jewelry designer Bezels and Bubbles! Shop Maggie's amazing selection from Monday May 3rd-9th. One of a kind pieces made right here in Ravenswood! 

  • Free Virtual Artist Workshop: Felted Flowers with Lillstreet Free Virtual Artist Workshop: Felted Flowers with Lillstreet

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Please Join us on Sunday, May 9 from 2-3pm for an online event with Chicago-based Textiles Artist, Lucia Calderon Arrieta (she/they). This zoom event is FREE to our community and available to ages 13+! While we are thrilled to offer the Textiles Virtual Artist Program at no cost to our community, we do encourage you to consider making a donation in lieu of an attendance fee. Lucia is raising funds for The Love Fridge, a local mutual-aid based organization providing free food to anyone who needs it, through their multiple location refrigerators. Register here >

  • Everyone and Their Mother Market Everyone and Their Mother Market

    Gateway to Learning - 4925 N Lincoln Avenue

    On Saturday, May 8th between 11 am and 4 pm celebrate with all kinds of 'Mothers' and some of your favorite Lincoln Square North businesses. Swing by Chicago Printmakers Collaborative first to check out their opening of DIS-an exhibition highlighting the advocacy work of Artists with Disabilities.
    Join us in the Gateway to Learning parking lot with Hilary's Cookies, Lincoln Ice Cream, Nomadic Ant, Phaedra's Philtres Aromatherapy, Perkolator, Send Some Chicago, Friendship Center, and many more! Click here to learn more.

  • Mother's Day Family Wheelthrowing at Lillstreet Mother's Day Family Wheelthrowing at Lillstreet

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N Ravenswood

    Mother's Day Family Wheelthrowing 
    Spend the day throwing pots with the whole family on Sunday, May 9 from 2–5PM. (Ages 5+) Register here >
  • Mother's Day Mugs and Plates Workshop Mother's Day Mugs and Plates Workshop

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N Ravenswood

    Mother’s Day Mugs and Plates (In-House and Online Workshop)
    Handbuild a ceramic mug on Saturday, April 24 from 10AM–12PM. Your pieces will be fired and ready in time to serve mom breakfast on Mother's Day. (Ages 5+) Register In-House or Online.
  • Mother's Day Special Guest at Raw Edge Mother's Day Special Guest at Raw Edge

    Raw Edge - 4757 N Lincoln Avenue

    BeauLouDesigns are vibrant, classic, original.  All designs in the collection are created from original photographs from her travels near and far.  Stop by Raw Edge on Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9.

  • Mother's Day Spring Brunch Demo with The Chopping Block Mother's Day Spring Brunch Demo with The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Ave

    Treat your mom to a relaxing, delicious and seasonal brunch complete with cooking demonstration. Generous tasting portions of each dish will be served. This event will be held IN PERSON on Sunday, May 9th from 11 am - 1 pm at The Chopping Block.


    • Arugula, Avocado and Radish Salad with Toasted Pistachios
    • Quiche with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Chives
    • Asparagus, Pancetta and Fingerling Potato Hash
    • Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream

    Skills covered in class:

    • Selecting avocados
    • Preparing vinaigrette
    • Balancing flavors
    • Making, rolling out and blind baking pie dough
    • Selecting smoked salmon
    • Sautéing green vegetables
    • Selecting and sautéing potatoes
    • Making fruit fillings and streusel toppings

    Dessert will be prepared ahead of time for your enjoyment during class.

    Click here to register, space is limited.


  • Virtual Celebration of Bubbles for Mother's Day with The Chopping Block Virtual Celebration of Bubbles for Mother's Day with The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Ave

    Sunday, May 9 from 3 - 4 pm. It’s time to toast to the Moms on this Mother’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating together or apart, join us for a virtual convivial wine tasting celebrating all that sparkles with Mary Ross, Advanced Sommelier. Mary's seminar will cover “the night they invented Champagne” and the world’s other prominent bubblies. The virtual tasting will cover 3 sparkling wines, including Champagne with the option to prepare a French 75.

    To enhance your experience, we recommend you’re tasting the same wines with Mary Ross during class. Order your three 750ml bottles of bubbles for curbside pickup from The Chopping Block Lincoln Square on Wednesday through Friday from 12-5pm or Saturday from 10am-4pm. 

    Wines Featured in Class:

    • Brut Rosé, Gruet, New Mexico, USA, NV
    • Montaudon Brut, Champagne, France, NV
    • Moscato d’Asti, Sarraco, Piedmont, Italy, 2019

    If you’re unable to pick up the wines from TCB, we recommend you procure bottles featuring the same region and grape. This includes:

    • Brut Rose or Blanc de Noirs from USA
    • Champagne from France
    • Moscato d’Asti from Piedmont, Italy

    Our virtual tastings, via Zoom, are a fun opportunity to watch your sommelier in action. Our Zoom moderator will make sure your questions submitted through the chat option are answered during or  after class. The tasting packet will be provided upon registration. 

    Got questions about our virtual classes? Check out our FAQs.

    Click here to register.

  • Virtual Mother's Day Sunday Dinner: Gnocchi al Forno with The Chopping Block Virtual Mother's Day Sunday Dinner: Gnocchi al Forno with The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Sun, May 9, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM - 120 open spot(s)

    Join us for a virtual cooking class as you either cook along with our Chopping Block Chef in real time, or watch as a demonstration as our chef teaches you how to make dinner from scratch via Zoom.

    • Baked Gnocchi Al Forno with Italian Sausage-Tomato Ragu
    • Shaved Asparagus Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

    Skills covered in class:

    • Selecting potatoes
    • Making and shaping gnocchi dough
    • Selecting ground meat
    • Working with fresh herbs
    • Balancing flavors

    Our virtual classes will have you and your chef instructor cooking together in real time, or if preferred, enjoy the class as an engaging demonstration with the flexibility to prepare the dishes at another time. Either way, you will gain a full understanding of the techniques. Upon registration, chose which option is best for you. 

    Upon signup you will receive the recipe packet complete with a very detailed equipment list and class syllabi that outlines the flow of the class. If you will be cooking along, we ask that all ingredients are procured and measured ahead of time to help the flow of the class.

    Whether cooking along or watching as a demonstration, our Zoom moderator will make sure all of your questions are answered live by the chef either during or after class. 

    Got questions about our virtual classes? Check out our FAQs.

  • No Brainer Container Workshop with City Grange No Brainer Container Workshop with City Grange

    City Grange - 5500 N Western Avenue

    Design stunning containers using our No Brainer Container product and advice from container design pro our Plant Boss, Joan Murray

    About this Event

    On Thursday, May 6 at 6:15pm, join City Grange for a tour of the No Brainer Container spring offerings. Purchase beforehand and be ready to learn how to get the most from your box with City Grange Plant Boss, Joan Murray. She'll also share tips and tricks to make your containers look beautiful for weeks to come.

    Not local? Joan will be sharing lots of great general container design info even if you don't purchase a No Brainer Container box...

    Click here to RSVP.

  • Artango Bar & Steakhouse Artango Bar & Steakhouse

    Artango Bar & Steakhouse - 4767 N Lincoln Ave

    Mother's Day Menu available May 9th.  Celebrate Mother's Day at Artango!  The dining room will open at 2pm with a special 3-course prix fixe menu including a choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.  Kids 12 & under may order from the kids menu.  Live Latin Jazz will make your celebration memorable. $55 per person.  Beverages, tax and gratuity not included.  Click here to view the Mother's Day menu and make your reservations.


  • Cafe Selmarie Cafe Selmarie

    Cafe Selmarie - 4729 N Lincoln Avenue

    MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH PACKAGE – serves 4, for pickup on Sat, 5/8 or Sun, 5/9

    • Quiche of choice – Lorraine (bacon, caramelized onion, gruyere) or Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese
    • Raspberry-Pistachio French Toast with crème anglaise
    • Smoked Salmon plate with brioche, capers, picked red onion, whipped herb cream cheese
    • Green Salad
    • Housemade Pork Sausage
    • Berry Tart
    • Mimosa Kit


    All items served cold with reheating instructions. Additional add-ons available.

    Order online at toasttab.com/café-selmarie after Friday, 4/16. Deadline to order is Wednesday 5/5.


  • Green Leaf Thai Cuisine Green Leaf Thai Cuisine

    Green Leaf Thai Cuisine 4658 N Western Ave

    Preorders available online.

    $40 Family Style Combo
    Panang Curry Salmon with large Jasmine Rice
    Tiger Cry
    Vegan Noodles
    Thai Custard

    $60 Family Style Combo
    Panang Curry Salmon with large Jasmine Rice
    Tiger Cry
    Vegan Noodles
    Tom Yum Fried Rice with Shrimp
    Mango and Sticky Rice

    Special Information Receive a $15 off with purchase of $50 or more coupon for your next visit with purchase of $60 Family Style Combo.
    Terms coupon valid for one customer per order, pre-tax and tip. Mother's Day Special cannot be combined with other discounts, promos, or special offers.

  • Himmel's Himmel's

    Himmel's - 2251 W Lawrence Ave

    Pre-order Mother's Day Brunch from Himmels! Order by Friday, May 7th for pick up on Sunday, May 9th between 11 & 3 pm. $32/person includes Pretzel Bread & Obatzda, Himmel's Gemischter Salat, Schnitzel, Pork Roast, Spatzle & Gravy, Red Cabbage, Apple Bread Pudding.

    Call 773-784-8777 to place your order.


  • L & M Fine Foods L & M Fine Foods

    L & M Fine Foods - 4363 N Lincoln Ave

    L & M has put together a brilliant a la carte menu for Mother's Day this year.  You can place orders until Thursday, May 6th for pick up on Saturday, May 8th or Sunday, May 9th. Place orders by calling the store, 773.825.2370 or emailing catering@lmfinefoods.com.

    Whole quiche (Lorraine, Florentine, or Mushroom Lovers)- $21.99

    1/2 Dozen cinnamon rolls w/ frosting- $11.99

    1/2 Dozen biscuits w/ butter & jam- $11.99

    Bagels & lox w/ accoutrements for 4- $50

    Cheese & Charcuterie tray for 4-6- $60

    1/2lb House-made rosemary bacon- ~$6.99

    1/2lb House-made sausage links- ~$4.99

    Butcher Pre-Orders, including tenderloin, sirloin, ribeye & lamb- price varies

    Floral bouquet from Youth & Yarrow- $24.99

  • Luella's Southern Kitchen Luella's Southern Kitchen

    Luella's Southern Kitchen - 4609 N Lincoln Ave

    Offering a special Mother's Day package.

    Package includes:

    • Slow Roasted Beets with Candied Cayenne Pistachios, Mache and Cream Cheese Mousse
    • Brunch Sampler with Soft Shell Crab and Egg Slider, Jerk Chicken and Cheddar Grits, and Buttermilk and Chive Quiche
    • Trilogy of Sorbets with Raspberry, Honeydew, and Mango
    • Low Country Benne Wafers

    Pre-orders are available via Cashdrop until Thursday, May 6th.  


  • Robert et Fils Robert et Fils

    Robert et Fils - 4229 N Lincoln Avenue

    On Mother's Day, pick up a Picnic Kit set for 4 from Robert et Fils between 10 am- 2 pm!
    It will include breads, fresh juice, a rotisserie chicken, preserves, dessert, a choice of wine or mimosa kit and a few other offerings. 
    Price will be set at $160 for the picnic kit.  Place your order via Tock.
  • A Pretty Flower A Pretty Flower

    A Pretty Flower 2334 W Lawrence Ave

    Moms love flowers! A Pretty Flower has lots of options for Mother's Day. Click here to view the Mother's Day arrangements

    Please help the staff plan ahead by ordering EARLY! 

  • Amy's Candy Bar Amy's Candy Bar

    Amy's Candy Bar - 4704 N Damen Ave

    Give mom something sweet this Mother's Day.  Click here to view featured items. 

    Or Celebrate Mom by sending her a box of handcrafted chocolates made with LOVE. Amy's Mother's Day Chocolate Collection was made with mom in mind. Nine pieces of decadent chocolates are carefully placed in a gift box and finished with a bow.  Click here to learn more. 

  • The Chopping Block The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Ave

    Dreaming of the day you can get back in the kitchen with mom?  Let her know you're thinking of her with a gift certificate to a future class at The Chopping Block!

    Click here to purchase online

  • City Grange City Grange

    City Grange 5500 N Western Avenue

    Shop for mom online or in-person at City Grange.  There are many great options like their Containers of Joy, No Brainer Containers, and Window Boxes of Wonder. 



    ENJOY has 100’s of perfect Mother’s Day gifts for the best moms—from the greatest kids. Click here to view their online guide.

    Ship anywhere in the US, click here for shipping information. 

  • Genevieve Boutique Genevieve Boutique

    Genevieve Boutique - 4745 N Lincoln Ave

    Genevieve has curated three different types of gift bundles Mom is sure to love! 

    Bundle #1 - $50
    100% handmade spring gnome + Capri Blue petite candle
    Bundle #2 - $75
    Mom of the Year tee + Haute Shore baseball hat + Voluspa small candle
    Bundle #3 - $100
    Sparkle for the Soul heart necklace + 100% handmade spring gnome + Simpatico candle + Candy
    Click here to view bundles.



  • Hazel Hazel

    Hazel 1835 W Montrose Ave

    Hazel is ready to celebrate mom! As always, Hazel has a plethora of Mother's Day gifts and cards for all of the moms on your list as well as complimentary gift wrapping. Hazelchicago.com will offer a curated selection of Mother's Day cards, pre-made gift bundles, jewelry, bath & body accessories and more all with the option to add Hazel's signature complimentary gift wrap. Online orders can be placed for curbside pickup or to be delivered to you or straight to mom -- delivery is free when you spend $75! Hazel will also have pre-made bouquets available in store and online. Hazel is still closed on Mondays but their gift store will be opening the two Mondays prior to Mother's Day (April 26 and May 3) to allow for extra safe shopping time. Keep an eye on their website and social media for gift inspiration!


  • Merz Apothecary Merz Apothecary

    Merz Apothecary 4716 N Lincoln Ave

    Merz Apothecary has put together a wonderful gift guide, full of inspired Mother's Day gift ideas, perfect for all of the moms in your life.  Plus, they've put together several different gift bundles for moms.

  • Neighborly Neighborly

    Neighborly - 4710 N Lincoln Ave 

    Neighborly has a “mother lode" of handmade and ethically made Mother’s Day gift ideas for a variety of budgets. Favorites include herb grow kits from local company Modern Sprout, candles from social enterprise Bright Endeavors that help new Moms in Chicago, fair trade felt flower bouquets, and of course, don’t forget a card!

  • Planet Access Company Store Planet Access Company Store

    Planet Access Company Store - 4727 N Lincoln Avenue

    Planet Access has all new spring clothing, home goods, books, candy and more. Visit their website to browse some of these items and stop into our store to find the perfect gift for mom! They're open Monday-Friday 11-6 PM and Saturday-Sunday 10-5 PM. 

    Please remember, all purchases open doors to community life for adults with disabilities.

  • Raw Edge Raw Edge

    Raw Edge - 4757 N Lincoln Avenue

    Savannah's Sweets Mother's Day Special Gift Baskets include:

    • Pear Blossom Meringue Cookies
    • White Chocolate Covered Caramels
    • Strawberry Vanilla Cake Pops
    • Rose Gummies
    • Floral Fondant Cake
    • Mini Raspberry Hand Pies
    • Rose Shaped Million Dollar Bars

    Pre-order by May 5th by phone (773-543-1833) or in person. 

  • Sacred Art Sacred Art

    Sacred Art 4619 N Lincoln Ave

    Sacred Art has a ton of Mother's Day cards as well as thoughtful and unique gift ideas for that Mom who loves when you shop local! Shop in store or online, and curbside pick up or free local delivery available.

  • Vom Fass Vom Fass

    Vom Fass - 4755 N. Lincoln Avenue

    What are you getting Mom?  How about a custom engraved bottle of olive oil, vinegar, liqueur, wine or a spirit? Visit Vom Fass today!

  • VIN 312 VIN 312

    Vin 312 Winery - 4710 N Ravenswood Ave

    Mother's Day Gift Bundle 

    What could be more perfect the Chocolate and Wine? How about the Vin312 Winery & Lucila’s Alfajores Gift Bundle? We've paired the artisanal alfajores, with our craft wines for the perfect Mother's Day gift. This limited-time gift bundle includes:

    • 2020 Touché Rosé
    • 2019 Viognier - Yakima Valley, WA
    • Mini Alfajores 6 Pack - Dark & White Chocolate

    VIN312 2 Bottle Bundle

    Sale Price:Original Pric

    Two-bottle Wine Bundle Includes:

    • (1) 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon - Paso Robles, CA

    • (1) 2019 Viognier - Yakima Valley, WA

    • (1) Each Vin312 Waiter's Corkscrew & Wine Tote.

    VIN312 4 Bottle Bundle

    Sale Price:

    Four-bottle Wine Bundle Includes:

    • (1) 2019 Super Tuscan Blend Paso Robles, CA

    • (2) 2019 Viognier - Yakima Valley, WA

    • (1) 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon - Paso Robles, CA

    • (1) Each Vin312 Waiter's Corkscrew & Wine Tote.

    A Quick Note About Shipping:
    Shipping Is Available However, We Are Happy To Offer Curbside Pick-Up At The Winery.


  • Ambertique Ambertique

    Ambertique LLC - 1746 W Wilson Avenue

    Celebrate your Mother's Day with 15% at Ambertique.  Valid only on Saturday,, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th.  The shop will be open 11 am - 4 pm.

  • Bloom Yoga Studio Bloom Yoga Studio

    Bloom Yoga Studio - 4663 N Rockwell Street

    Treat Mom to the Gift of In-Person Wellness: Celebrate Mother's Day with a Gift Certificate for a $75 60 minute massage ($10 off) or a Yoga Class package of 4 In-Person classes for $60. Purchase online, call, or by visiting the studio.

  • jookie, a portrait boutique jookie, a portrait boutique

    jookie, a portrait boutique - 4656 N Rockwell Street

    Calling all mamas : it’s time to celebrate yourself!
    Receive a complimentary headshot with your purchase of a family session gift certificate by Thursday, May 20th. 
    EXTRA BONUS: purchase by May 6th and receive TWO complimentary head shots - an extra one for yourself, or a second one for a second grown-up, OR a gorgeous Keepsake Wood Box with printed lid.
    It’s a win-win: create new family portraits AND freshen up your professional online presence!  
    Email or call me to find out more about purchasing a gift certificate to receive these great incentives:
    jill@jookiekids.com | 773-463-5665
  • Phaedra's Philtres Phaedra's Philtres

    Phaedra's Philtres

    Phadra's Philtres is participating in the Made in Chicago Virtual Market hosted on April 24th, with a special promo from 4/23-4/25, 15% off orders of $25+ with promo code: THINK SPRING.  

  • Raw Edge Raw Edge

    Raw Edge - 4757 N Lincoln Avenue

    Mother's Day Special:  Purchase a $20 gift card receive a $25 value, purchase a $50 gift card receive a $60 value!

  • Walked On Walked On

    Walked On - 4754 N Rockwell

    Mother's Day Special! May 5th - 12th Enjoy 15% off Treatments.  Book now at walkedon.com for the mom in your life!


  • LSR Community Gift Card

    Help keep local dollars LOCAL with the new LSR Community Card!  Redeemable at participating businesses in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, the Community Card allows you to give the gift of local this holiday season.

    How it Works.  Select the value of your LSR Community eGift Card. Choose your recipient (family, friends, team members) and send via email or text message. The recipient can use that value to make purchases at any participating locations!



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