A Beautiful Place to Celebrate

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 11) 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.  

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

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet in Café Thyme (sold out) 

Celebrate Mom with a visit to the Gardens and a special brunch buffet in Café Thyme on Sunday, May 11! The menu includes: 

  • Salad Bar
  • Herb-roasted Chicken
  • Glazed Ham
  • Garlic Parmesan Potatoes
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Vegetarian Strata
  • Assorted breads and pastries 
  • Desserts
  • Choice of Coffee, Iced Tea, Orange Juice and Soft Drinks

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. Cancellations received within 48 hours of the reserved seating are not refundable. 

The Mother's Day brunch has sold out. If you would like to add your name to the waiting list, please call Linda at 816-697-2600 x209.  

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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