Because its called the hardest job on earth, moms deserve to be pampered all year long, but most especially this weekend. Start today by stopping by The Apothecary on Broadway for a complimentary half-hour facial with Murad skin care products with the purchase of any Murad product. Get your beauty back with a complimentary bareMinerals make-up application. If you’re shopping for mom, receive a free, full size Rare Minerals Triple Treatment Eye Cream (value $28) with any retail purchase of $100 (valid through May 9th).
On Saturday, Stalise in Portsmouth’s Clock Tower Square salutes mom from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 20% off all spring merchandise – dresses, tops, bottoms, and more. I did a little pre-sale recognizance and have my eyes on a sweet Chetta B dress with a beaded collar and pockets- love it!
Starting at 4 p.m. on Saturday, gallery owner and jewelry designer Jessica Hagen-Hill will be hosting a trunk show featuring vintage-inspired jewelry made especially for the Newport Historical Society. There’s no fee to attend and the show runs until 7 p.m. at the Museum of Newport History at Brick Market at the foot of Washington Square. Visit Jessica’s gallery and studio by appointment to see more of her work and exhibits by local and regional artists that range in style from abstractionism to realism including painting, sculpture, glass and jewelry.
All moms visiting Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen on Bowen’s Wharf this Mother’s Day will receive a complimentary Grape Crush Cocktail (made from sweet green grapes) or glass of Roederer Estate Rose Sparkling Wine. Sunday also mark’s the introduction of new dishes on the springtime menu; restaurant opens at 5 p.m.
Finally, all mommies of four-legged friends should check out BMW, Beer & (dog) Biscuits on the patio at Wag Nation on Newport’ s William Street from 3pm to 5pm. BMW of Newport will be there to showcase some fine rides and to demonstrate Kurgo safety products for Fido on the go (they are, of course, your fuzzy precious cargo…) Savor artisan beer from the Newport Wine Cellar while your dog enjoys some yummy biscuits. Special promotions at Wag Nation: 15% off all Kurgo, a raffle, 20% off apparel and a special grab bag (promo good all weekend).