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Suburbs offer plenty of ways to celebrate mom's big day

Mother's Day is just around the corner. May 13 is the all-important day designed to make mom feel special.

There's certainly no shortage of ways to celebrate the big day and let mom know just how important she is. Mother's Day brunches and other activities abound.

Here's a sampling of events to consider when making Mother's Day plans.

Mother's Day Brunch

When: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, 1 Pete Dye Drive, Lemont

Cost: $46.95 for adults, $19.95 for children 4 to 10

Info:, 630-257-1000, ext. 252

About: A breakfast buffet and carving stations will be featured, along with unlimited mimosas, a bloody Mary bar and live music.

'South Pacific'

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Info:, 630-530-0111

About: Celebrate Mother's Day with this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical that won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for drama and 10 Tony Awards, including best musical.

Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

When: 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Where: White Pines Golf Club, 500 W. Jefferson St., Bensenville

Cost: $39.95 for adults, $15.95 for children 5 to 12

Info:, 630-766-0304, ext. 2

About: Enjoy Mother's Day with breakfast and lunch options, along with carving and omelette stations, drink specials and desserts.

Fishing With Mom

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Hidden Lake, Route 53 south of Butterfield Road, Downers Grove

Cost: Free

Info:, 630-933-7248

About: Spend the morning along the water with mom, learning to catch different kinds of fish.

Mother's Day Buffet

When: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook

Cost: $49.95 for adults, $24.95 for children 6 to 12

Info:, 630-472-0600

About: Enjoy carving stations that feature prime rib, turkey and ham, as well as numerous hot buffet items, salads, a seafood bar and dessert table. Children's selections also are available.

Mother's Day Brunch

When: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton

Cost: $45.95 for adults, $22.95 for children 5 to 12, free for children younger than 5

Info:, 630-510-5088

About: Carving, seafood and omelette stations are featured, along with children's selections and a complimentary photo booth to remember mom's big day.

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's 'Outside Mullingar'

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Playhouse Theatre at McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn

Cost: $35 to $37

Info:, 630 942-4000

About: Take mom to a "touchingly sweet" theatrical production about two introverted, middle-aged misfits who have every reason to fear romantic catastrophe. Both have spent their entire lives on farms in rural Ireland, and a long-standing land feud between the families puts them at risk to lose it all.

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