A Beautiful Place to Celebrate

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 8) is a perfect time of year to visit Powell Gardens. We have a wonderful day in store for you with a little something for everyone!

Mother's Day Concert by Victor & Penny

From 1 to 3 p.m. enjoy a picnic on the Missouri Barn terrace as you listen to live music by Victor & Penny. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy the show! You are welcome to bring a picnic or purchase food and drink from Café Thyme's outdoor grill (open 11 a.m.-3 p.m.). Beer and wine will be available for purchase from reFresh, located in the Missouri Barn (no outside alcohol is permitted). 

Plant Sale and Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City's Spring Exhibit

If mom loves plants, make sure she sees the Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City's Spring Exhibit, and then treat her to something beautiful from the Plant Sale. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., the sale features a great selection of gorgeous containers, annuals, perennials and edibles.  

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet in Café Thyme

Invite mom to a brunch buffet in Café Thyme! Limited seating is still available at 1:30 p.m. (the earlier seatings are sold out). Prepaid reservations are required (see the right column for details). 

The Menu

The brunch buffet will include*: 

  • Breakfast Station: 
    • Bagels 
    • Cream Cheese
    • Savory Casserole 
    • Scrambled Eggs
    • Sausage Patties 
  • Salad Bar:
    • Mixed Greens and Other Fresh Produce
    • House-made Croutons
    • Fresh Fruit 
    • Assorted Dressings 
  • Assorted Cheeses 
  • Roast Chicken 
  • Carving Station:Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary Au Jus  
  • Potatoes 
  • Fresh Asparagus with Citrus Zest
  • Agave-glazed Carrots with Basil  
  • Assorted Breads 
  • Selection of House-made Desserts
  • Choice of Coffee, Tea, Orange Juice, Soft Drinks and Water 

*Selections are subject to change.


Mother's Day-inner photo


Join Us for Brunch in Café Thyme! 

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 4 or later are not refundable

Limited seating is available at 1:30 p.m. only. (The 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. seatings have sold out.) To reserve seats, please call Linda at 816-697-2600 x209 or make reservations online for the 1:30 p.m. brunch seating






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