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Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 13, 2012 -- and Mom will be expecting a day as wonderful as she is. Whether it's with a delicious brunch, a relaxing massage, or shopping at area boutiques, Columbia has plenty of 'famously hot' options your mom will love.

Mothers Day Brunch

Is your mom a history buff - or does she enjoy gardens? If so, start Sunday off with The Historic Columbia Foundation's annual Mother's Day Brunch at the historic Siebels House and Gardens and enjoy a complimentary historic tour. Reservations required: call 803-252-1770 or email.

The Holiday Inn & Suites will also offer a Mother's Day buffet with traditional southern favorites to the elaborate display of dessert. Call 803-736-5600 for reservations and more information.

The Clarion Hotel
has a Mother's Day brunch buffet prepared for Sunday beginning at 11:00. (Tip: If Mom has a funny bone, book a room Saturday night and get her tickets to Kurt Green at the Comedy Zone).

Blooming Butterflies

EdVenture Children's Museum is offering mothers free admission on Mother's Day to the Blooming Butterflies exhibit, the 2,500 square-foot seasonal living exhibit showcasing the lifespan of over 20 species of butterflies.

Other Ideas

Grab a certificate at a local salon or spa like Occo Skin Studio. From a simple pedicure to a microdermabrasion treatment to a hot stone massage, there's something to fit every interest and budget. View a full list of Columbia spas.

Head out to do some Sunday afternoon shopping. Uptown is a local favorite where you'll find anything from a monogrammed bag to Ray Tanner special edition wine. Take a look at the other shops on Main Street before driving out to Devine Street to pick a new pair of earrings from Handpicked.
View a full list of shops.

End the afternoon with a cup of coffee (or glass of wine!) from Drip or another coffee shop, or a taste of something sweet from Cupcake.
View a full list of coffee shops and dessert shops.

How will you spend Mother's Day in Columbia, SC? Leave a comment to let us know and share your suggestions with others!

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