Don't panic about the Mother's Day gift. Take time to enjoy shopping . . . with Mom. (And then buy her something too.) Here are a few weekend shopping events that sound like fun:
Galleria Flower Market. Spruce Flowers & Home is popping up at Galleria in the Louis Vuitton atrium. Shop Spruce's stand-out assortment of bouquets, potted plants and terrarium, and enjoy Good Earth coffee and live, Parisian-inspired music. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Galleria, Edina
We Love Moms! Pop Up Shop. West Elm is featuring locally made soaps by Merry Little Bath Company, imported turkish linens, and scarves, and 20 percent off its regular collection of extremely giftable vases, cosmetic bags, candle holders, decorative boxes, garden gear, and more. Saturday, Shops at Centennial Lakes, 3879 Gallagher Drive, Edina
Indulge Event at Twin Cities Premium Outlets. The Eagan outlet center will spend Saturday pampering moms with complimentary massages, chocolate covered strawberries from Lindt, giveaways, yoga demos and more. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Market Hall. 3965 Eagan Outlets Parkway, Eagan
Mother-Daughter blowouts at Wow Bar. Pay $58 for two blowouts (regularly $70) when you book appointments together throughout May. 5037 France Ave. S., Mpls. and 1104 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 612-334-3333
Favorite Child Bonus:
Christopher & Banks Amazing Women contest. Enter your mom in a contest designed to recognize women that make a difference. The winner receives a $500 gift card, a $500 donation to a charity of their choice, a personalized shopping and spa experience. Deadline is May 15. Enter here.