Looking for an inexpensive way to spend time with your Mother this weekend?

Celebrate Mother’s Day with some of these special freebies and deals. Make sure to follow each link to learn the details, such as locations and times.

  • Free mini-golf: Moms play mini-golf for free on Sunday when accompanied by a paying golfer.
  • Bechtler: Moms get into the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art for free Saturday and Sunday, and also get a discount at the museum store.
  • Gardens: Moms get into Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens for free Saturday and Sunday. The first 250 moms get a free potted plant.
  • Mother’s Day hike: McDowell Nature Preserve has planned a Mother’s Day Hike on Sunday.
  • Swimming: Moms get into Ray’s Splash Planet for free on Sunday.
  • Concert: Christ Episcopal Church is hosting a free Mother’s Day concert on Sunday at 3 p.m.
  • Party: Kids can take their moms to a Mother’s Day party at the EpiCentre, complete with games, prizes and entertainment from Radio Disney.
  • Boston Market: Buy an entrée on Sunday and get one of equal or lesser price for your mom.
  • TCBY: Participating TCBY stores are treating moms with a free frozen yogurt on Sunday. Details at stores.
  • Tea: Buy one Oprah Chai Tea at Starbucks on Sunday and get one for free for your mom.
  • Pie: Treat Mom to the Mother’s Day buffet at Shoney’s and she’ll get a free slice of strawberry pie.
  • Hooters: Free meal at Hooters for moms. Need to make a drink purchase and have at least one offspring present.

Source: www.charlotteonthecheap.com; May 7, 2014.