YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Downtown Yardley will be hosting its monthly 2nd Saturday Yardley event in May with a #CelebrateMom theme, supported by Visit Bucks County and sponsored by Customers Bank in conjunction with Mother’s Day Weekend.
Downtown businesses, the Yardley Friends Meeting, and the Yardley Farmers Market will be sharing a variety of experiences, specials and even chances to win great prizes on May 11. Visitors and their moms can pick up Mother’s Day gifts and flowers, participate in a music workshop or yoga class, see some plein air paintings, listen to live music in four different venues, enjoy some treats and snacks, pick up a free glass of wine (mothers with adult guest only), get served some lunch and dinner specials outdoors or inside, meet an artists up close, find some great deals on spa services and fashion, and take a pilates studio tour, all within walking distance in Yardley’s eclectic and vibrant downtown.
All told, participants can take advantage of an array of fun things to do, see, and win along with enjoying some #CelebrateMom specials in 14 different downtown businesses.
“I love being able to enjoy Mother’s Day Weekend right in town,” Heather DiPrato, Vice President of Experience Yardley said. “As a local resident it’s great to be able to know that all day there is something fun to do with my family right here on Main Street no matter when we come down!”
The event is happening on May 11 from 8:30 a.m. to Midnight in downtown Yardley, with businesses and organizations hosting a variety of experiences at different times during the day. The full schedule of the #CelebrateMom 2nd Saturday Yardley event can be found at 2ndSaturdayYardley on Facebook as well as on posters all over downtown Yardley.
2nd Saturday Yardley, run by the all-volunteer non-profit Experience Yardley organization, started in November 2017 and has occurred every month since then.
“We really like to engage with our community and be an active part of our downtown,” Jeremy Muscente of the Makefield Insurance Agency said. “All of our giveaways and contests have prizes from our neighboring Borough businesses. We look forward to meeting moms and others on Main Street on the 11th!”
The participating businesses and organizations for 2nd Saturday Yardley #CelebrateMom on May 11th include:
- Ye Olde Yardley Florist - Celebrate Mom with some fantastic flowers and gifts! 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Yardley Farmers Market - Bring Mom to the Market! 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music with Austin Johnson from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- The Hair Dr. - Stop by all day to enter a Hair Makeover Contest (winner chosen June 1). 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Witt Pilates - open house with tours for Moms and new clients get a week of free classes! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- The Spa on Main - Treat the Moms in your life and yourself at the same time! Every gift card purchased gives you another 10 percent back in "Spa Cash" good for all services! 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Makefield Insurance Agency - Stop by to enter to win a raffle basket for Mom including flowers and a Spa on Main gift card and pick up some great insurance rates and information, too! 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Giana Rose Couture - Mother's Day special sale! 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Yardley Friends Meeting - Lots of fun with three great activities: Children's Book Swap from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; "Simple Gifts" folk and world music workshop for kids, Moms and everyone from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; "Simple Gifts" live concert with reception afterwards from 7 to 9 p.m.
- Burritos Yardley - Chicken empanada specials with rice and beans are back! 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Yardley Ice House - "Moms are Tops" all weekend. Free ice cream topping on all water ices for moms or free sprinkles on mom's water ice. Just ask! 12 p.m. until closing
- Khalsa Healing Arts & Yoga Center - Create your future self: kundalini Yoga by donation with all proceeds going to support Home Front! 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a fun vegan potluck from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
- Touchstone Art Gallery - Artist's reception with plein air painter John O'Neill and his "Local Color" show with paintings from Bucks County and the Delaware Valley: Cool art, sips and snacks! 5 to 7 p.m.
- The cellar @ Yardley General - Bring Mom out to celebrate with us and we'll pour her a free glass of wine! 5 to 11 p.m.
- Vault Brewing Co. - Fantastic brews, cuisine and the Ben Karp Instrumental Trio live! 7 to 10 p.m.
- The Continental Tavern - Food and drink specials all day and live music with The Idle Woodsman from 9 p.m. to midnight.