Bring your mom — or your sisters, aunties and girlfriends — to a Momma's Day Brunch Cocktail Party hosted by Brown Betty Dessert Boutique and Jonathan Adler Philadelphia at Adler's shop, 33 N. 3rd St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hors d'oeuvres by the Cedar Kitchen, cocktails by Marc Yanga of Liberte Lounge and, of course, desserts from mother-daughter team Linda and Norrinda Brown of Brown Betty. $35. Details at brownpapertickets.com/event/242227.
Is yours a country mom or a city mom? Either way, you're covered Sunday. Suburban 333 Belrose (333 Belrose Lane, Radnor, 610-293-1000, 333belrose.com) will have a brunch buffet 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $31.95 adults and $12.95 ages 5-12. Under 5 eats free. Get the à la carte dinner menu from 3-7 p.m.
Center City's Bistro St Tropez (2400 Market St., 4th Floor, Marketplace Design Center, 215-569-9269, bistrosttropez.com) will have a three-course Mother's Day Brunch 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for $30. Kids portions will be available.
Davio's (111 S. 17th St., 215-563-4810, www.davios.com), will offer a free glass of prosecco with its Mother's Day menu 1-8 p.m. Sunday. The three-course prix-fixe dinner is $55 per person. Maine lobster bisque with herb crème fraîche and grilled rack of lamb are among the menu items.
Learn the traditional way to make Greek pita bread during a special dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Opa (1311 Sansom St., 215-545-0170, opaphiladelphia.com) with Chrisoula Tsiouris, mother of brother-sister Opa owners George and Vasiliki Tsiouris, and Opa executive chef Andrew Brown. You'll learn Tsiouris family recipes along with a tasting of three pitas, salad and dessert for $45. Reservations suggested.
Share some chocolate mousse with renowned Washington, D.C., chef Michel Richard (Citronelle, Central, Meatballs) during the free National Train Day Celebration 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 30th Street Station. The fifth annual celebration of all things choo-choo includes tours of Amtrak, freight and private rail cars, kids events and much more. Details at NationalTrainDay.com.