Mother's Day Gift Guide

. June 5, 2012.
The Bead Gallery/Adorn Me Boutique
307 East Liberty Street

We encourage our in-house designers to follow their own muse with an eye towards current jewelry trends. The pieces that emerge are refreshing one-of-a-kind accessories sure to fetch more than a few envious glances. Custom design beadwork is available at our sister store, The Bead Gallery, located in the space directly beneath Adorn Me.

Purple Rose Theatre
137 Park St., Chelsea Michigan

Love live theatre!  Give your mother the gift of live theatre with a gift certificate for a performance at The Purple Rose Theatre.  Visit the PRTC box office today!

Dogma Catmantoo
208 North 4th Avenue

From the people who brought you The Bark Magazine, the "Dog Is My Co-Pilot" t-shirts speak to all dog lovers! T-shirts are made by American Apparel, the sweatshop-free clothing maker located in downtown Los Angeles.  This is a great gift to a mom who loves dogs.

Lewis Jewelers
2000 W. Stadium Blvd.

What better way to show your love and appreciation than with Pandora?  Help the mothers in your life commemorate these special times with an irreplaceable addition to the memories on their bracelet.  Each time they gaze down at the bracelet, they will be reminded of your love and support.  Lewis Jewelers invites you to choose from our wide selection of beads today!

Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. 4th Avenue

Kerrytown Concert House (KCH) is where magic happens in the arts. An intimate 110 seat venue, the house’s red door beckons to artists and audience members from around the globe. KCH is home to diverse offerings in every genre. The walls of the house are not only home to music and theatre but also rotating art exhibits. There is always something new to see, hear and experience at the House.

Leneise Porter Salon Debut
120 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti

Salon Debut is the new up and coming salon in Downtown Ypsilanti.  Salon Debut will be a great way to give your mom the pampering she deserves!  Salon Debut is open on Tuesdays by appointment only, Wednesday through Friday 10am-6pm.

People’s Food Co-Op
216 North Fourth Street

We love our co-op moms.  At the People’s Food Co-Op we carry healthy and natural products to help you show your mom how much you care.  Choose from a variety of scented candles and soaps, balms and lotions, many of which are locally made. Consider bringing mom to brunch at the Co-Op Mother’s Day Weekend.

Heavenly Metal
207 East Ann Street

Heavenly Metal is a boutique gallery/gift shop in downtown Ann Arbor’s Kerrytown neighborhood featuring recycled-metal artwork, jewelry, purses, books, scarves, apparel, shoes, home goods, and unique gift items. Most work is handcrafted by artists from around the globe.

Lucky Monkey Tattoo
308 South Ashley St.

Lucky Monkey does great traditional MOM tattoos, so commemorate your Mom in style with a traditional heart/banner Mom tattoo from Lucky Monkey Tattoo.

Bellanina Day Spa
& Gift Boutique
201 N. 4th Ave.

Give mom the gift of relaxation, wellness and pampering this Mother's Day.  During May mention our Current ad and receive $20 off any 90 minute massage or cosmeceuticals facial. Online appointment booking available 24/7.

Balance Massage Therapy
5155 Plymouth Rd.

Mother’s Day is the perfect reason to help mom relax, especially since 364 days a year she is our champion and rock.  Nothing says “Thank You” like giving her the gift of massage.  Balance Massage Therapy is offering a $49.00 dollar 60-Minute Massage for new clients.

The Ark
316. S. Main St
Ann Arbor Michigan 48104

Do something special for mom! Treat her to a memorable evening of enriching  entertainment, musical artistry and personal warmth at The Ark.  Ann Arbor’s nonprofit home for acoustic music, presenting the best of contemporary and traditional live music over 300 nights a year.  The Ark-Where Music Lives!

Howell Opera House
123 West Grand River Ave.

The historic Howell Opera House, built in 1881, is a unique venue for arts and cultural events and activities enjoyed by the surrounding community. The first floor was renovated in 2007 and is used today for a variety of public and private activities including art exhibits, live performances, concerts, meetings, receptions, classes, and much more. The original theatre on the second floor is not yet restored but available for tours. Visit of our website to learn more about The Howell Opera House history and the future plans for this iconic treasure.

204 North 4th Avenue

We carry around 200 classic black and green, Oolong, white, herbal, Ayurvedic, fruit, aroma, Rooibos and seasonal teas.
We are dedicated to providing only the best teas available on the market along with great customer service and competitive prices. TeaHaus also offers a wide variety of exquisite tea accessories from European design houses with something to fit every budget. We also proudly carry products from local artists. New to TeaHaus is our fully renovated ‘next door’ space which offers an elegant and cozy setting for drinking a cup of tea
and enjoying a light meal.

Nonpareil Studio
318 S. Ashley

Would your mom like to create fiber art or learn to sew? See our class schedule and descriptions on our website.  Classes for beginners are offered, as well as more advanced classes in skirt and pants construction, zipper workshops, doll making and pattern drafting.  Along with offering structured classes, Nonpareil Studio is also a drop-in sewing lounge, where you can sew using all the equipment you will ever need. Available only when a class is not taking place. Please call beforehand to check machine availability.


Monticello Van Odom – ‘In My Mind’

An essential way to craft a resonant piece of music is to unpack the existential pondering, the fleeting but insistent anxieties, the hard truths and easy reminders, that are swimming around up inside the head of the songwriter. The sublimity of Saline-based folk/Americana artist Monticello Van Odom‘s album is in how its spilling out all

Heavy Color’s River Passage

Toledo’s future beat/psy-jazz/hybrid electro duo Heavy Color recently premiered a new music video that commemorates an inspiring musical odyssey charted by one of its songwriters back in 2015. The group formed several years ago around the collaborations of Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their Toledo’s answer to cerebral ambient electronica acts like Four Tet, Caribou,

Green Book is Worth the Trip

An elite black pianist tours the segregated south with a white roughneck chauffeur. Green Book combines two crowd-pleasing formulas—the road movie and the true story—with two stellar lead actors, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Mortensen plays Tony Lip, a white, working class second-generation Italian-American from the Bronx who works as a nightclub bouncer. Ali plays

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters

The most recent book of Kalamazoo-native Bonnie Jo Campbell is as visceral as it is honest. A compilation of short stories, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters explores the lives and relationships of women in rural settings. With varied character perspectives, the book runs the gambit of trials and tribulations: sexual assault, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, neglect,