What’s Up This Weekend

Mother’s Day is juuust around the corner YYC and there are so many lovely ways you can celebrate this year, even from afar! From empowering online seminars with local female entrepreneurs, to lux meals from iconic Calgarian culinary leaders, to gift boxes popping with distinct YYC flavour, there is nothing short of amazing happening this […]

Mother’s Day is juuust around the corner YYC and there are so many lovely ways you can celebrate this year, even from afar! From empowering online seminars with local female entrepreneurs, to lux meals from iconic Calgarian culinary leaders, to gift boxes popping with distinct YYC flavour, there is nothing short of amazing happening this weekend. Of course, #LocalDateNight is ALWAYS a party. We encourage you to invite your mom to hang with you in this amazing city-wide event LIVE from our feed every Saturday at 7PM! 

This weekend is all about meaningful connection with those we hold most dear — especially our mothers and the truly amazing women in our lives who hold space as a mother. It is a weekend to celebrate them and the resilience, courage and pure power that they carry and how they have used that to enrich our lives. Read on to learn how you can make this weekend one to remember.  

 

THE RISE DIGITAL SUMMIT: WE WILL RISE TOGETHER 

Ok peeps, prep yourselves proper & get a head start to a strong weekend of pure bad assness and inspiration! YYC women’s empowerment powerhouse, The Ace Class, is hosting their annual RISE summit online. Featuring local guest speakers Molly Bloom and Jessica Janzen, this digital conference will be lush with the raw and real connection to uplift you and feel motivated to harness that inner fire even more. 

Climb to a new peak of inner wisdom and growth with The Rise Digital Summit: We Will RISE Together that kicks off at 3PM! 

Molly Bloom is the best-selling author of the amazing award-winning film Molly’s Game. Jessica Jansen is a Jill of all trades and is the entrepreneurial force behind the Lewiston Foundation. The Rise Digital Summit: We Will RISE Together will also feature many more INCREDIBLE speakers from across Canada. Invite your mom for a truly enriching bonding experience that may not only help you understand yourself better but could inspire some amazing, next level convos with your mama — and the children of your own! 

 Expect to hear real and raw stories that are nothing short of inspiring & courageous that will:⁠

  • Call in your courage & build that resiliency muscle⁠
  • Shift your mindset into what’s possible & what we can control⁠
  • Spark creativity, energy & nurture your inner spirit
  • Show you the power of community & connection – even virtually!⁠
  • Leave you grounded, inspired & aligned⁠

 

MOTHER’S DAY SHOPPING WITH WILLOW PARK VILLAGE

Willow Park Village has gone above and beyond this year with their marvellous Mother’s Day Gift Box! Your favourite retailers in Willow Park Village have collaborated this year to ensure that Mother’s Day in quarantine is perfectly glam and great and leaves your mom feeling extra special. 

This speciality box is bundled with gourmet cheese from A World of Cheese, wine from Willow Park Wines, cake mix from Crave Cupcakes and even more beautiful assortments! There’s a lot of local love put into this box to give you local mamas and your own mamas some major love! And it’s all conveniently packaged into one assortment prepped and ready to be enjoyed all at once — there’s just no going wrong! 

 

 AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN WITH CUISINE ET CHÂTEAU

Traveling isn’t an option right now but you can cure those cravings of wanderlust with a magical meal made with the heart, soul & beautiful ingredients of the Mediterranean. Cuisine et Chateau is a YYC culinary arts staple that has shifted their amazing hands-on classes online! 

This Thursday, after tuning in to the RISE Digital Summit, you can tune in to this LIVE cooking class to treat yourself after a day of learning. Enrich yourself even more with a delicious dinner waiting for you at the end of an amazing day. This make for such a sweet pre-mother’s day activity for you and your amazing mom to enjoy — even if you take the class together virtually through Zoom or House party. 

And no one’s stopping you from carrying the awesome skills you’ll learn from Cuisine et Chateau into the rest of the weekend! Get creative, get crafty and get cookin’ good lookin’!

 

LOCAL DATE NIGHT 

Sit back and snuggle in for one fierce city-wide Saturday night at-home! Every Saturday evening at 7PM, we go LIVE on IG to give you & boo a special show ft. a fab local artist for #LocalDateNight! We always keep things spicy and want to ensure we give you a diverse, wholesome and kick ass expo of talent and fun every week. 

This weekend, we will be featuring a glamorous self-scare Date Night hosted by the amazing Leela Eco Spa & Eminence Organics. They will be showing you how to treat yourself and bae to a dreamy salon-quality spa experience from the beauty & comfort of your own home. Don’t miss out on this special evening of relaxation and restoration! By the way, Leela Eco Spa recently launched their online store so you can pick and choose a brand new arsenal of perfect self-love products! 

You can fire up your date with extra flavour by creating a mini indoor picnic by laying down some blankets & pillows, ordering in an local incredible meal to dine on as you join into #LocalDateNight! We LOVE seeing your creativity and participation too! Post pics of your night + tag @datenightyyc with #LocalDateNight so we can see + reshare on our feed. 

Invite your friends, invite your fam and be sure to invite your mom for a Mother’s Day Eve treat! 

 

MAGICAL MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH WITH CHARCUT

YYC’s legendary restaurant Charcut is cut from a special kind of cloth and they’re offering one serious banger of a Mother’s Day Brunch this year. Your spirits will definitely rise with their exclusive Rose All Day Brunch for Mom featuring a stunning smoked salmon frittata, a crisp spring greens salad and a Strawberry crumble as the cherry (or should we say strawberry?) on top of a wonderful meal! And of course, an added bottle of Coplain Rose from California for $35. 

A buncha people will be scoring this beauty of a brunch so be sure to order for you + mom ahead of time by clicking here! Pssst, you also get 15% off for curb-side pickup! 

 

 

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