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Celebrate Mother's Day at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (April 11, 2016)

The Deering Estate is the perfect setting to celebrate Mother's Day! Enjoy a 'Mom's Night Out' Cabaret Concert on Saturday, May 7th. A Picnic Brunch with Joanna's Marketplace and a Champagne Bay Cruise aboard the Pelican Island Skipper is offered on Sunday, May 8th.

‘Mom’s Night Out’ Cabaret Concert
Saturday, May 7, 8:00 pm (gate opens at 7:00 pm)
Tickets: $20

Enjoy an intimate concert featuring "We Two" with Wendy Pedersen & Jim Gaisor inside the historic Stone House Ballroom. Guests are welcome to bring refreshments and snacks to enjoy during the show. Limited seating is available. Advance tickets are recommended.

Mother’s Day Picnic Brunch in partnership with Joanna’s Marketplace
Sunday, May 8, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Regular Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14); For an additional fee, enjoy a picnic brunch from Joanna's Marketplace.

Treat mom to the day out that she deserves! Picnic, play and relax amongst our royal palm trees overlooking the quiet waters of Biscayne Bay. Pack your own picnic or let someone take care of that for you and pre-order a delicious picnic brunch from Joanna’s Marketplace. To order, please call Joanna’s Marketplace directly at 305-661-5777.

Activities include: Creating a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day card and other hands-on activities, croquet & bocce ball, and guided tours of the Historic Homes at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm.

Mother’s Day Champagne Bay Cruise
Sunday, May 8, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $45 adults & $35 children (ages 4-14)

The Pelican Island Skipper will depart on a Champagne Bay Cruise at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Toast to the occasion while cruising across the smooth waters of Biscayne Bay where you will have the opportunity to see wildlife that inhabits the waters and shores including manatees, sharks, dolphins and rays.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit the Deering Estate website or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.

This year, the Deering Estate celebrates 30 years of being on the National Register of Historic Places! #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!