Red Oak Victory to host first pancake breakfast of year on Mother’s Day

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Pancake breakfast events to kick off Mother’s Day on Red Oak Victory
Kathy Chouteau's parents and her son Logan pose for a photo during a pancake breakfast event aboard of the Red Oak Victory. (All photos in this piece by Kathy Chouteau).

By Kathy Chouteau

The Red Oak Victory ship’s famed “Pancake Breakfasts” will return to its decks with a Mother’s Day splash Sunday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast kicks off the spring and summer breakfast season aboard the WWII Victory ship on Richmond’s shoreline. The good eats consist of pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, apple slices, coffee and orange juice. For a fee, adult visitors can even order a mimosa. The ample serving is only $15 for adults and $5 for children age 8 and under.

The Sites Show will be aboard that day providing entertainment with their special mix of North and South American rock & roll. Visitors can also explore the ship and send a free radiogram to friends and family around the world. Docent-led tours of the ship are also available for a fee.

While the Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast officially ends at 1 p.m., the Red Oak Victory remains open until 4 p.m. for those wanting to enjoy the beautiful bay views.

The Red Oak Victory ship is located at 1337 Canal Blvd. in Richmond. Click to buy tickets.