Mother’s Day is coming up fast (Sunday May 9th) and with the hectic world we have come to know, you may be having some anxiety about how to celebrate this wonderful day with mom. Big Stone Gap has everything you need for the perfect Mother’s Day and make her remember that you were always her favorite!
Did you know that Mother’s Day is the busiest day in the US for florists? Valentines Day is second. If you are looking for some beautiful flower arrangements, Big Stone Gap has you covered with several florists ready to help you create the perfect arrangement for mom. You will also find a wide range of unique gifts as well!
Choose from :
If you are looking for live flowers, potted plants, hanging baskets, or even bulbs and trees, you will find a beautiful selection around town from the following:
Four Seasons Country Store & Produce
MOTHER’S DAY CARDS
What would Mother’s Day be without the emotion filled card? Rhonda’s Hallmark is there when you want to give the very best. Not only does she have a huge selection of cards but all kinds of gifts, memorabilia, even chocolates and clothing! You will also find a large selection of gifts created by local artisans for that one of a kind gift giving idea.
GIFTS MOM WILL LOVE
No matter what kind of gift you are looking for, you will find it in Big Stone Gap. Clothing, purses, shoes, accessories, and jewelry are easy to find. You can also get those one of a kind gifts such as antiques, hand made crafts, house hold items, home décor, gadgets, and furniture.
Balls TV & Variety – unique selection of Simply Southern, Girly Girl, Lilly Grace, Its A girl Thing, Kavu, purses, jewelry, bags, electronics, movies and more….
Big Stone Gap General Store – unique selection of one of a kind items such as hand painted art work, wood carvings, iron work, dish towels, candies, and cooking/kitchen items.
Bargains Unlimited Thrift Store – gently used clothing and household furnishings with a unique selection of items that have to be seen!
Country Kitchen Shops on Main – featuring a large selection of booth owners with extremely unique and one of a kind items.
FitCon Graphics – offers screen printing and embroidery services as well as vinyl lettering & signs for personalized clothing and gifts.
Four Seasons Country Store – From the freshest farm picked produce, to country style home decor, you will find a little of everything
Gilley’s Jewelers – offering a wide range of custom jewelry, watches, rings, necklaces, and earrings.
Sisterly Chic Boutique – has some of the most high fashion clothing, shoes, jewelry, and accessories at the best price
Tracy’s Salon – nice selection of cosmetics, apparel, jewelry and accessories
The Country Porch – wide variety of antiques, home decor, and hand-crafted items from local artisans as well as Traditional, Country, Primitives, and Lodge style furnishings and decor
The Shop Around the Corner Thrift Store – variety of items, discounts, deals and sales for antique, second hand, gently used clothing, used furniture, used jewelry, household items and more
FOR MOM’S SWEET TOOTH
One of the newest Big Stone Gap businesses, The Jasmine Cottage, offers a decadent and delicious opportunity to score major points with mom! Croissants, Profiteroles, Eclairs, and Gougères are just some of the amazing pastries that you will find at The Jasmine Cottage. Macarons offered fresh daily! Also, always be on the look out for Kouign-Amanns. Every mother deserves a box of amazing treats from here!
MOTHER’S DAY DINNER
Mothers everywhere always appreciate a good home cooked meal. After serving us thousands of meals over the years, doesn’t she deserve to sit down and have the favor returned? No matter if you are a grill master wanting to throw a beautiful fillet together or a novice that hopes you season the potatoes right, you will find what you need to cook the perfect Mother’s Day dinner! For the freshest meats, vegetables and side items, choose from the following:
Bob’s Market – The best cuts of meats, poultry, seafood, and produce.
Four Seasons Country Store & Produce – Farm Fresh Produce.
Food City – everything you need and more.
TAKE MOM OUT FOR DINNER
Maybe cooking is not your thing or there just isn’t time in your hectic schedule. Big Stone Gap offers some of best food around for a wonderful Mother’s Day meal! No matter what her favorite food may be, you can find great food, amazing service, and wonderful atmosphere :
BSG General Store & Cafe – Coal Fired Pizza, home made beer cheese, and salads with Clisso’s dressing! Great atmosphere and music too!
Curklin’s – Very nice sit down spot with amazing food and drinks. Signature Steak, Portobello Mushrooms and Glazed Salmon are sure to please!
Country Kitchen – Who doesn’t love homemade country cooking? From meatloaf and baked chicken to the strawberry salad and fresh desserts, you will find what you are looking for, just like mom used to make.
Dari Delite – A blast of nostalgia as you enjoy one of the best burger, fries , and milkshake combos around. Fresh ingredients and desserts. The chicken salad is a must try!
Four Seasons Restaurant – Come in for a great sit down experience with a one of a kind atmosphere. Wide selection of menu items including a breakfast menu and catfish!
Little Mexico – Does mom love Mexican cuisine? Bring her by for some of the best Mexican food in SW Virginia. Chili rellenos and peach margaritas are always a hit!
Red Flower Chinese – Currently take out only but if you have a serious craving for Chinese, this always fresh and super tasty restaurant is sure to please. The orange chicken and cream cheese wontons are amazing.
The Ugly Mug – need a break during the weekday hustle with mom? Drop by The Ugly Mug for gourmet coffee and a sweet treat!
HANDYMAN/WOMAN MOTHER’S DAY
A great way to surprise you your mother is to give her a gift of your skills. Does she need a new side porch? How about some landscaping or new plants? Is she always asking you to fix a leaky sink or trim the shrubs? Even a few bags of fresh mulch can go a long way! Big Stone Gap has everything you need to build, repair, or create the perfect gift for mom!
BSG Farm & Garden – For all your landscaping, trees, shrubs, flowers, and pond accessories.
Gap Lumber Company – Whatever your project, Gap Lumber has the tools and resources to get you started.
FOR THE ACTIVE/ADVENTUROUS MOM
If your mom loves the outdoors, you are in the right town! Biking, hiking, golf, fishing, even hunting? No matter if a nice trip around the Greenbelt is more her speed, Big Stone Gap has a lot to offer.
Iron Works Cycling & Outdoor Adventures – Give mom a gift that keeps on giving. A new bike to enjoy around the Greenbelt. Kayak sales and rentals also available.
Lonesome Pine Country Club Golf Course – If your mom loves golf, a couple of rounds is perfect! The landscape alone is worth the trip!
Big Bore Outfitters – Whatever the hobby you are shopping for from hunting, fishing, camping, or gun enthusiast, Big Bore is your one stop shop.
WHEN IN DOUBT…GIFTCARDS!
Almost all the businesses and restaurants in town offer gift cards or gift certificates. Imagine how much your mother would appreciate a Spa Day certificate from Tracy’s Salon & Spa or Gift Certificate from her favorite restaurant? It’s the gift that keeps on giving long after the day has passed and they make great card stuffer. Isn’t your mom worth it?
AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
There really is so many great things to do in Big Stone Gap, it would be hard to list them all. Here are a few ideas that may help you plan a special day!
BIKE TRIP AROUND THE GREENBELT – Stop by the VISITOR CENTER and rent a couple of bikes. Take in the day and the beautiful scenery as you enjoy the great outdoors.
FEED THE DUCKS – Grab a bag of feed and head to A.K. FRALEY PARK. The park is really gorgeous this time of year and the duck will almost eat right out of your hand!
TAKE IN SOME MUSIC – Head over to THE COUNTISS FAMILY STAGE located in THE BIG STONE GAP GENERAL STORE for some great music!
GET HISTORICAL – Big Stone Gap is loaded with culture and historic places to visit. Make a tour of SW VIRGINIA MUSEUM, THE HISTORIC 101 TRAIN CAR, JOHN FOX JR MUSEUM, THE JUNE TOLLIVER HOUSE, HARRY MEADOR JR COAL MUSEUM, and the LONESOME PINE SCHOOL AND HERITAGE CENTER to just name a few!
MAKE A DAY OF IT – Spend the day exploring Big Stone Gap. With over 30 shops and over 20 places to eat, you can spend a whole weekend and not visit them all.
kedric, as usual you have done a fantastic job.