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Celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend at The Summit


logo-300x125-5066796-6432621SUMMIT NEWS RELEASE – Shoppers are invited to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at WOW MOM, a farmer’s market event at The Summit featuring activities and fun events for mom and the whole family. The event, held Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Summit Boulevard, in Reno, features market vendors, pampering stations, refreshments, live music, crafts, gift giveaways and more.

This fun event geared for the whole family, includes activities throughout the day. Children may participate in craft projects, fly kites and gliders, face painting and more. Mothers can indulge in lipstick or lip gloss applications; scalp, neck, shoulder and hand massages; and tasty samples.

In addition to the free activities and events, The Summit will give back to shoppers through its Shoptimum Rewards promotion held Monday, May 5, through Sunday, May 11. If shoppers spend $200 or more at any five different stores, restaurants, and the movies at The Summit, they will earn a free $25 Summit gift card. Shoppers must redeem their receipts by Wednesday, May 14, by 5:30 p.m. at the Guest Services Office located near J. Crew. The center currently has nearly 70 stores and restaurants for guests to enjoy, of which approximately 40 are exclusive to northern Nevada.

For those looking to win Mother’s Day pampering, Facebook fans can enter to win a special package valued at more than $500. The Summit is asking all Facebook fans to visit The Summit’s Facebook page, like them, like the Mother’s Day pampering package post and answer the following question by commenting on their post: “If you could describe your mother in one word, what would it be?” One lucky winner will be randomly selected during the WOW MOM event on Saturday, May 10, at 4 p.m. A word cloud of all the responses will be created and shared at the conclusion of the event.

On Sunday, May 11, from 2 to 5 p.m., shoppers 21 and over can stroll around The Summit during the Mother’s Day Wine Walk hosted by L’uva Bella Wine Gallery. Shoppers can sip and shop at various store and restaurant locations while enjoying food sampling. Visit L’uva Bella to purchase tickets for $20 per person. Proceeds from the Wine Walks at The Summit benefit local charities and vary from month to month.

For more information about WOW MOM, Shoptimum Rewards, gift ideas, Mother’s Day specials and other events happening at The Summit, visit their Facebook Page or http://www.thesummitonline.com/reno/.

The Summit is located at the traffic friendly intersection of I-580 and Mt. Rose Highway. The Summit presents a compelling retail experience that gives today’s shopper new merchandise, restaurants and entertainment choices. Anchored by Dillard’s, Orvis, and Old Navy, The Summit offers retail favorites Pottery Barn, Apple, Williams-Sonoma, Sephora and Charming Charlie among others. The Summit’s outdoor elements include patios, fountains, fire pits, sitting areas and extensive landscaping, intended to provide a community gathering place. Center hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on The Summit, visit www.thesummitonline.com.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.