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Mother's Day Gift Ideas Beyond Breakfast In Bed

How many times does Mother’s Day slide under the radar until it is too late to find a creative and thoughtful gift for one of the most important people in our lives? That’s because mothers tend to be the ones to remind us of these special occasions.

Don’t be caught without a killer gift idea for Mom this year. Check out these great gift ideas to fit your mom’s personality and surprise her with something more than the typical flowers, chocolates and breakfast in bed!

perfume copyFor the Traveler

For the mother who is always out and about, Travalo will allow her to carry perfume with her at all times without the inconvenience of a glass bottle. Travalo is a refillable atomizer bottle with a patented easy-fill system. Best of all, it is TSA approved. us.travalo.com

wstopper copyFor the Wine Lover

For the wine lovers who have just about everything, soiréehome offers stopair. This vacuum wine pump keeps the bottle as airless as possible after opening and also serves as a bottle stopper. When it’s not occupying a wine bottle, stopair can be used for liquor and olive oil. soireehome.com

foodie copyFor the Foodie

The Cuisine R-EVOLUTION kit equips foodies with the ability to create at-home unique culinary presentations. The introductory molecular gastronomy kit guides users to create delicious balsamic vinegar pearls, soy sauce foam, chocolate spaghetti, tzatziki spheres and mint caviar beadsh. Mom will be cooking up new masterpieces in the kitchen in no time! Molecule-R.com

Color BarFor the Jewelry Lover

Customized jewelry from Kendra Scott Color Bar at the Scottsdale Quarter is a great way tie mom’s favorite colors and shapes into a beautiful piece of jewelry. Customers choose from 26 semi-precious stones and 23 silhouettes in gold and silver on a 55-inch, touch-screen monitor. Then, the jewelry is handmade right before your eyes! kendrascott.com

handbagFor the High-End Thrifty Shopper

Gifts from My Sister’s Closet and My Sister’s Attic can be far more meaningful than any department-store purchase. These treasure coves offer unique finds and high-end designer names. A beautiful handbag or pearl necklace will please any thrifty mom and save your credit card some unnecessary stress. mysisterscloset.com

concertFor the Event Goer

Take the whole family for a day trip to the Flagstaff area! The Beach Boys Special Mother’s Day Performance will be at Pepsi Amphitheater on Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m. Come for brunch and stay for tunes from the West Coast band, celebrating their 50th year. Even better, this even will benefit the Flagstaff Medical Group. pepsiamp.com

MassageFor the Pampered

How about a family road trip to Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona? Let mom have some time at the spa and enjoy morning yoga classes while the rest of the family is entertained with Sedona adventures including hiking, fishing, jeep tours and horse back riding. Each Amara spa treatment includes chakra, a practice used to capture the physical, mental and spiritual energy to rejuvenate and cleanse a targeted part of the body. Best of all, Amara offers all-inclusive packages for easy planning.  amararesort.com

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Pepsi Amphitheater 2013 Season Schedule

Tickets for the 2013 Pepsi Amphitheater Season are set to go on sale Fri., March 22, at 10 a.m.

Pepsi Amphitheater 2013 Season schedule is as follows:

May 4: Flagstaff Fiesta Tequila & Tacos Festival featuring Reggae star Maxi Priest

Last season Flagstaff Fiesta’s “Tequila & Tacos” debuted celebrating Cinco De Mayo. This year, the fiesta welcomes musical guest Maxi Priest to headline the event. Maxi Priest is a British reggae vocalist of Jamaican descent and is best known for reggae fusion, a mixture of reggae music with an R&B influence. His hit songs in America include: “Close to You,” “Set the Night to Music,” “Wild World” and “That Girl.”

May 12: The Beach Boys & Mother’s Day Brunch – Benefiting the Flagstaff Medical Group

The amazing yet true saga of The Beach Boys is well chronicled and, by any standard, it’s one of the greatest and most musical stories ever told. Now this singular West Coast story continues with a global celebration that is befitting of the remarkable and enduring legacy of these Rock and Roll Hall of Famers as they celebrate their 50th year.

June 7: REO Speedwagon

Formed in 1967, signed in 1971 and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon has rocked to the top of the charts with a RIAA-certified 22 million albums sold in the U.S., 40 million around the globe, and a string of gold and platinum records. REO Speedwagon’s hits include: “Keep on Loving You,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” ‘Take it On the Run” and more.

June 8: 4th Annual Flagstaff Wine & Food Festival presented by Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort

Food and WineThe 4th Annual Flagstaff Wine & Food Festival offers the unique opportunity to sample exquisite international and domestic wines, as well as award-winning Arizona vintners, savor signature culinary creations from renowned Northern Arizona restaurants and delight at cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs amidst the ponderosa pine forest of Coconino County. In addition to gourmet tastings, the festival features an exciting auction of food and travel packages, wines, and local crafts. The Festival is the signature annual event produced by Friends of Coconino County Parks Inc. (FCCP), a 501c3 nonprofit raising funds for Coconino parks, land conservation, volunteerism and recreational activities.

July 4: Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, Jon Eder, conductor – “Red, White & Blue” Holiday Pops (on sale soon)

Bring the kids. Bring a blanket. Relax under the Ponderosa pines to a holiday concert of western tunes to celebrate this summer holiday. With the generous underwriting of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors the annual Independence Day symphony concert will feature the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jon Eder in an afternoon of music for the whole community. Joining the FSO this year are ensemble performances by the Curry Summer Music Camp.

July 14: Widespread Panic

Widespread Panic is known as a national touring force and continues to hold attendance records at major venues across the country. They are a mainstay at many major U.S. festivals, having headlined 10 nights on the main stage at Bonnaroo. For over ten years Widespread Panic has been dedicated to making their concerts food drive events. Since summer 2008, the charity Feeding People Through Music has raised over $50,000 in monetary donations and over 6,000 pounds of food.

Aug. 2: Sinbad benefiting the Shadows Foundation

Sinbad, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He became well known in the 1990s from his HBO specials, appearing on several television series, and starring in the films “Necessary Roughness,” “Houseguest,” “First Kid,” “Jingle All the Way” and “Good Burger.”

FestivalAug. 3: Flagstaff BBQ & Brews Blues Festival

This festival hosts five of the greatest blues and rock bands in one show including Ten Years After, Edgar Winter, Pat Traverse, Rick Derringer and Canned Heat.

Sept. 13-15: 8th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Music Festival (on sale soon)

The three-day bluegrass and acoustic music festival returns to the beautiful pines of Flagstaff. The lineup, the setting, the amenities and the people make it one of the ‘best of the west.’

Several more shows to be added at a later date.

Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park is an outdoor venue in Northern Arizona’s Coconino County, near Flagstaff, nestled amidst the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. The venue celebrates a summer season of diverse entertainment including rock, jazz, blues, comedy, major festivals, movie nights and more. R Entertainment North LLC programs and manages the captivating amphitheater ideally situated at a cool elevation of 6,900 feet, delivering live, world-class entertainment to fans throughout Arizona as well as the greater Flagstaff and Northern Arizona region.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit PepsiAmp.com or call 1-866-977-6849.