Enjoy Mom’s Day Around Dana Point Harbor

A Mother's Day art show and other festive doings'll dot the water-close district.

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A LOVELY DRIVE, with a delightful destination in mind, on Mother's Day? We mean, life's little joys don't come much bigger. For being with your mother, with a fun plan in mind, one that probably involves some spring sunshine, since it is May, is not such a little thing on the register of life-based happiness-makers. Where, though, to find such a destination? You can, of course, head for a place your mommy has always been fond of, a museum or a concert hall or a restaurant, or you can make for an area that is gorgeous and sea-breezy and has a few special holiday things afoot. Such a sea-breezy spot happens to be Dana Point Harbor, and the boatful spot will be raising the proverbial masts on Sunday, May 13, all to honor our moms. Prepare to call upon a...

MOTHER'S DAY FINE ART SHOW & SALE... along the boardwalk. It starts at 9:30 a.m. and wraps up at 5 o'clock, and visitors can find the artworks displayed between Wind & Sea and Harpoon Henry's. On view? Look for works using acrylics, watercolors, and more. If your mother is more of an ocean cruise kind of person, consider hopping onto an outing led by Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, where MOMosas, or a glass of bubbly, will be gratis for all the moms on the boat. Will you see a whale, and, just maybe, her calf? What sweetness that would be on Mother's Day.

FOR ALL THE RESTAURANTS... around the harbor, and the need-to-knows for a perfectly sunshiny, ocean-adjacent Mother's Day around Dana Point, flip your tail and make a splash in this direction now.

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