Scottsboro Woman’s League’s Mistletoe Market, an upscale Christmas marketplace with vendors from across the southeast, will be held at the Goose Pond Civic Center Nov. 22-24.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the market and offering photos on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 24, from 1-3 p.m. Ashley Colon Photography will be taking the pictures.

Santa pictures are free with the purchase of a weekend pass or $10 with the purchase of a general admission ticket. The digital images will be emailed to you. Debit and credit payment will be accepted at both admission and Santa pictures.

The market will be open for Mistletoe Mingle, a preview sale event, Friday, Nov. 22, from 5-8:30 p.m. Friday night is a stroller-free night and refreshments will be served. Regular market hours are Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, from 1-5 p.m.

Tickets are available at www.scottsborowomansleague.com, at the Grapevine Gifts and Home Décor in Scottsboro and at the door. General admission (one time use) tickets for Saturday or Sunday are $5 each. Mistletoe Mingle tickets (Friday night only) are $10 each. Weekend pass tickets are $15 each and will get you in the door any day, as many times as you wish and includes a free Santa picture. Children 10 and under will receive free admission.

The Scottsboro Woman’s League is a service organization founded in 1968. The 30-member organization’s primary efforts go to raising money for local programs and organizations that provide services to the people of Jackson County.

The organization holds two annual fundraisers, Apple Annie at the beginning of October, and Mistletoe Market, the weekend before Thanksgiving each year.

Funds from Apple Annie are donated to mental health organizations in Scottsboro and Jackson County, including Habitat for Humanity, Mountain Lakes Behavioral Center, the ARC, Turning Point Pregnancy Center, DHR and Crisis Services – Domestic Violence Coalition.

Mistletoe Market proceeds are donated to Scottsboro Educational Foundation, Impact Learning Center, Jackson County Christmas Charities, Celebrate Recovery, Local Scholarship, Nourish One Child, Children’s Advocacy Center and the Scottsboro Public Library’s summer program.

In 2019, the Scottsboro Woman’s League donated over $30,000 to organizations and programs in Scottsboro and Jackson County.

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