Celebrate Mom in Calaveras

Love the moms in your life and want to spoil her on her special day? Read on for ideas where to take Mom for a special brunch or dinner in Calaveras.

Let Us Do the Cooking…and the Dishes!

What says “I love you, Mom” better than taking her to a nice brunch or dinner out!? And, wherever you happen to be in Calaveras, there’s bound to be something available nearby.

Easter, Easter Brunch

Angels CampCamps at Greenhorn Creek Golf Club will have their Mother’s Day Brunch available from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Choose from a wide array of cold and hot menu items, artisan meats and cheeses, carving station, made-to-order omelettes and eggs benedict, and all of mom’s favorite desserts.

ArnoldSequoia Woods Country Club is serving the current Spring dinner menu in addition to their chef’s specials and don’t forget the views! Call now for reservations 209-795-1000 ext. 1.

Copperopolis – If you want to take Mom shopping after (or before) brunch, head to Copper Town Square. Baldi’s at Copper Valley will be celebrating with Mimosa Madness in addition to their special Mother’s Day Brunch and their regular breakfast menu. Be sure to make your reservations for 10:00 am or noon at 209-785-5282.  Or, enjoy the elegant Verona 18  located at The Golf Club at Copper Valley.  They are serving Mother’s Day Brunch from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Entertainment provided by vocalist JB Webb will who can really ‘bring the swing’.  Call for reservations 209-783-9518 or email

MurphysIronstone Vineyards  Mom will love the selection of mesquite tri-tip, Norwegian salmon, pesto alla genovese, lobster ravioli, Belgian waffles, a carving station, and mimosas with Ironstone’s own bubbles! Plus, tour the beautifully landscaped grounds bursting with color from the thousands and thousands of spring bulbs in bloom this time of year, and see the one-of-a-kind 44 lb. crystalline gold leaf specimen.

Valley SpringsLa Contenta Gold Club’s The La Contenta Bar & Grill is open Sunday 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Give them a call at 209-772-1082 for more information about Mother’s Day reservations.

Treats and Spoils

Consider making the moms in your life feel like a queen for the day by sprinkling a variety of decadent yet affordable gifts throughout the celebration.

Mo’s Devil Food in Valley Springs

Mother’s Day Treats:

Bakeries: With so many bakeries to choose from, you’ll want the full list. Find Calaveras bakeries to spoil your Mom with here.

Chocolate: Originally based exclusively out of Columbia, CA, family run Nelson’s Candy Kitchen has been operating in the area for over 100 years and has a location in downtown Murphys.

Cupcakes: Mo’s Devil Food crafts incredible cupcakes! From chocolate decadence to buttercream yumminess to gluten free to probably whatever is Mom’s favorite, the great folks at Mo’s Devil Food can whip up a special treat to surprise and delight everyone.

Artisan Ice Cream: Find artisan ice cream at JoMa’s Artisan Ice Cream in Murphys, or at Yummy Ha Ha Ice Cream in Angels Camp. Country Girl Ice Cream in Valley Springs offers a wide choice of flavors as well as old fashioned hot fudge sundaes and banana splits.  Or, call the ice cream truck! Cowabunga Ice Cream Truck will come to a neighborhood near you! Just give them a call or text to see where they are to swing by to treat Mom!

Country Flower Hutch wedding flowers

Mother’s Day Spoils:

What do the mothers in your life love? (In addition to you, of course!) Surprise the moms in your life with gift certificates or presents the places she loves:  

Trust us, Mom will LOVE a gift certificate to her local boutique or wine-tasting room. Or maybe you are looking for a unique piece to really wow the mom in your life. Calaveras has several local vintage and antique stores if Mom has a penchant for timeless treasures. 

If Mom loves plants and flowers, you can find floral arrangements and bouquets at Angels Camp’s Blooms and Things or Raven’s Basket and Murphys’ Country Flower Hutch or Moss and Rust. Calaveras Lumber in Angels Camp, Hilltop Market in San Andreas, and Sender’s Markets in Valley Springs and Mountain Ranch, all have everything you’d need for the mom who loves to garden!

Big Trees Camping
Calaveras Big Trees State Park | Ben Davidson

Mother’s Day Picnics & Hikes:

Calaveras this time of year has perfect weather, perfect scenery, and perfect places to spend time with Mom.  Pack a picnic basket and step into the great outdoors.  Here are some ideas for parks and places to hike throughout Calaveras: Calaveras Parks and Pools l Calaveras Hikes

Give us a call to help plan your next stay in Calaveras! 209-736-0049 or stop by the Calaveras Visitors Bureau located at 753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222.