Speaking from experience, moms don't need much to be happy. Mostly we just want to spend quality time with our kids. Here are a few ways you can spend time with your mom this Mother's Day weekend.

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1. Take her to Beaux Arts the annual arts festival, which features over 100 artists, food vendors, children's activities and more, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday outside the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, Proceeds go to the Figge Art Museum to fund exhibitions and educational programs.

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2. Take her to hear a punk rock bandThe Bronx, a punk rock band from Los Angeles, with special guest Road Soda on Sunday at the Stardust, 218 Iowa St., Davenport. Tickets are available at moellernights.com.

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3. Give her a chance to perform stand-up comedy- about you. On the eve of Mother's Day, mothers will take the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel stage and tell comical stories about their kids. The event, called “Mom Roast,” presented by Moeller Nights and Hive Event Consulting, is set for Saturday at the Raccoon Motel, 304 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Doors open at 6 p.m. and stories start at 7 p.m. For tickets,  visit moellernights.com.


4. Honor Mom with beer. Quad-Cities Craft Beer Fest, offers tastes of beer from 19 breweries in the Quad-City area and region  1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Bass Street Plaza on 17th Street in Moline. For tickets, go to quadcitieschamber.com.

Whatever you do, have fun with your mom. Where would you be without her?