The weather may not be participating with those outdoor plans for Mother's Day, but no fear, there's still plenty of family fun to be had this weekend!

Which of these things will you take Mom to this weekend? Why not go to them all?!?!

  • Live Country Music at 2nd Cousins Bar and Grill - Friday, 9 p.m. - On Riverside Blvd across from Village Gree - Featuring the Cal Stage Band - No cover charge - Great food and drink specials - Hosted by Q98.5's Jonny J .
  • Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus Present: Built to Amaze; Nuts and Bolt Edition - Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m. - BMO Harris Bank Center at 300 Elm St. in Rockford - Circus fun for all ages - Tickets start at $15 up to $55 plus fees - Tickets available at the box office, by phone at 815-968-5222, or online at
  • Opening of Victorian Village at Midway Village Museum - Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - 6799 Guilford Road - Tour a historical victorian village and learn about life during that age, witness a Rockford Peaches game from 1 to 3 p.m. - Admission is $7 for adults, $5 children 3-17, members are free  - More info at 815-397-9112 or
  • Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden Plant Sale - Friday, 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - 2715 S Main St. in Rockford - Choose from hundreds of beautiful plants from local nurseries - $5 admission -
  • Bird Fest - Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Sand Bluff Bird Observatory in the Colored Sands Forest Preserve at 10602 Haas Road in Durand - See area birds up close, a demonstration on gardening for hummingbirds, nature walks, kids activities and more - Admission is $4 for adults, $1 ages 4-12, 3 and younger are free -
  • Boone County Gardeners of America Annual Flower Sale - Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Boone County Fairgrounds at 8791 Illinois Route 76 in Belvidere - Buy all kinds of annuals, hanging baskets, and other flowers.