A Beautiful Place to Celebrate

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 10) is a perfect time of year to visit Powell Gardens! Enjoy a picnic on the lawn as you listen to the tunes of perennial favorite Brookside Brass from 1 to 3 p.m. Cafe Thyme's outdoor grill will be open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with burgers, brats and hot dogs. And don't miss the Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City's spring exhibit

Please note: If it is raining, we will move the concert to the chapel. 

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet in Café Thyme

Celebrate Mom with a visit to the Gardens and a special brunch buffet in Café Thyme on Sunday, May 10! There will be two seatings: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Check back for more details, including the menu, next spring. 

Prepaid reservations are required. Pricing: $30 or $25/members for adults; $14 or $12/members for children (ages 5-12). Non-member pricing includes Garden admission and trolley service. Please note: Cancellations received on May 6 or later are not refundable. 


Mother's Day-inner photo


About Brookside Brass

A Mother's Day tradition at Powell Gardens for more than a decade, this brass quintet knows how to please a crowd! Playing everything from pop to jazz standards, the group is led by trombonist Stephanie Bryan, who received a bachelor's degree in trombone performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. She has studied with members of the Chicago Symphony and at the Aspen Music Festival. Stephanie is principal trombonist for the St. Joseph Symphony and the Northland Symphony. She is instructor of trombone at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., and works as a freelance musician throughout the Kansas City area. 

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy the show! 




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