PREVIEW GALA: A CARNIVAL BALL…Preview Gala & Auction
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | $100 per person* (Limited Tickets) | Black Tie optional | Presented by the Junior League of Jackson | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion.
Kick off the holidays with Preview Gala: A Carnival Ball. Join us in celebrating 35 years of Mistletoe Marketplace with fine cuisine by Fresh Cut Catering and Floral and the sounds of The Krackerjacks. Our Premier Silent and Live Auctions will be a great way to start shopping for loved ones (or yourself!). Preview Gala guests have the first (and best!) look at the offerings of our fabulous merchants, both old and new. As we pay tribute to past, present and future of Mistletoe Marketplace, this will surely be a Ball to remember! Guests are invited to arrive in style with valet parking Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Jackson ($10 per vehicle).
Schedule of Gala Events:
7:00 p.m.: A Legacy of Light. Presented by Ergon. In recognition of the Junior League of Jackson’s 75th anniversary and Mistletoe Marketplace’s 35th anniversary, all past Junior League Presidents and past Mistletoe Chairs will be honored with a celebratory toast in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 pm: Walk the Red Carpet Presented by C Spire. Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion with Live Coverage by WJTV/News Channel 12.
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm**: Silent and Premier Auctions. Located in the Trade Mart Foyer.
9:00 p.m.: Live Auction Presents by Patty Peck Honda. Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion.
Present Pick Presented by Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry. Your Heart Will Be Light when you are guaranteed to win an item. Pick your present from the gift tree in the Trade Mart Foyer during the Preview Gala. Each present picked contains an item from Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry. Package contents range from David Yurman and Rolex to gift cards and other goodies. Don’t miss out on winning one of these fabulous items! ($40 per present).
View Silent and Premier Silent Auction items at mistletoeauction.com beginning on October 15, 2015. Auction items are available for bidding and for purchase starting October 15, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ending November 4 at 10:00 p.m. For more details, see auction terms and conditions at mistletoeauction.com.
*Price includes admission to General Shopping hours November 5 – 7.
**Silent and Premier Auction bidding ends at noon on November 4, 2015 for non-Gala attendees.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | $65 per person | Presented by Trustmark | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion.
Rise and shine for this annual Mistletoe tradition! Enjoy the delightful sounds of the Angel Bandits while dining on a delicious brunch by Mangia Bene. As you stroll and shop before the hustle and bustle of general shopping hours, your Heart is sure to be Light as you feel the holiday spirit. This event sells out quickly so make sure to purchase your tickets early.
BRING ON THE BUBBLY
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | $45 per person | Presented by Belk | Located in Center Court
Bring on the bubbly…it’s Girl’s Night Out! Gather your girlfriends and join us in Center Court to enjoy a taste of Jackson featuring scrumptious food by local favorites Saltine, Babalu, Char and Sombra. For a little extra glitter and glitz, makeup artists from Belk will be on hand to offer tips for a fabulous holiday look. Enjoy the sounds of Sarah Ulmer while you eat, shop and get glammed.
Friday, November 6, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | $60 per person | Presented by Regions Bank | Located in the Marketplace Food Pavilion
Let your Heart be Light early Friday morning as you enjoy the sights and sounds of Marketplace Brunch. Get ready for a morning of shopping with a delicious brunch by Mangia Bene and live music by Patrick Harkins. Be sure to purchase tickets early! With delightful food and music, this event sells out quickly.
THE HEART OF THE MATTER
Friday, November 6, 2015 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | $60 per person | Presented by Baptist Health Systems | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion
**Limited Runway Tables $1,000 (seating for 10) and Off Runway $800 (Seating for 10)
Featuring Vickie Lawrence, Award Winning Singer, Actress and Comedienne
Fashions presented by Highland Village.
Join us as our special guest, Vickie Lawrence, gets to the Heart of the Matter in this fun, fashion- filled event. Nominated for multiple Golden Globes and Emmys, Vickie is perhaps best known for the varied characters she originated on The Carol Burnett Show. You may also know her as “Thelma Harper/Mama” from the hit show, Mama’s Family. Fresh Cut Catering and Floral will provide a delicious lunch as you take in the latest trends from Highland Village. Your Heart will be Light after this event!
ROCKIN’ COUTURE: A FASHION GLOW
Friday, November 6, 2015 | 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | $35 per person* | Presented by University of Mississippi Medical Center | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion
*4 VIP Packages $1,000 each (backstage passes to “Meet the Band”, special swag bag and reserved, front row runway seating for 10)
Tweens and Teens will view the latest couture from our very own Mistletoe Merchants…just as soon as they finish Rockin’ out to Mississippi’s own sister-trio, Southern Halo! Hearts and fashion will be glowing in this fun, fashion-centered event. All guests will enjoy holiday eats from Fresh Cut Catering and Floral. This is sure to be a rockin’, glowin’, good-timin’ event that you don’t want to miss!
*Accompanying adults must purchase an event ticket
Friday, November 6, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | $45 per person | Presented by Southern Beverage | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion
It’s Flashback Friday…featuring U.S.! Throw on your favorite 80’s flashback attire and get ready to bust a move to some of your favorite tunes. As you enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, provided by Fresh Cut Catering and Floral, you can dance down memory lane. Don’t wait – this is certified to be a #GOODTIME!
THE RUDOLPH RACE
Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. | Presented by St. Dominic’s | $25 5K Registration* | $20 Spirit Runner Registration | $15 One-Mile Fun Run Registration* | Located at Trade Mart
May your Heart (and your feet) be Light in Mistletoe Marketplace’s third annual Rudolph Race! This cheerful race is a well-supported course with official timing available for the 5K run. Race registration includes a virtual swag bag with tons of goodies. Your Heart will be bursting with pride when you cross the finish line! This event is managed by Start 2 Finish so go online to register at mistletoemarketplace.com.
*Early Bird registration only. Registration price includes Saturday’s General Admission to Mistletoe Marketplace and a race t-shirt. Only Early Bird registrants are guaranteed t-shirt. Visit www.MistletoeMarketplace.com or http://rudolphraceofmistletoemarketplace.racesonline.com/ for full event details and registration.
I CAN BEAR-LY WAIT FOR CHRISTMAS
Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | $40 per child* | Presented by the Junior League of Jackson | Located in the Mistletoe Special Events Pavilion
We can “bear-ly” wait for Christmas! Help your little ones usher in the Christmas season with this Heart-warming event! Each child will create a one-of-a-kind teddy bear (complete with a birth certificate!) to take home as they wait for Santa to arrive.
Get a head start on that letter to Santa with the opportunity to tell Santa that you’ve been “bear-y” good! The event will feature a special Santa mailbox that goes straight to the North Pole!
*Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Price per child includes admission for one accompanying adult. Additional adults may purchase a general admission ticket ($10 online; $12 at door) for entry.
Friday, November 6, 2015 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Saturday, November 7, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | $15 per ticket* | Located in the Marketplace Food Pavilion
Bring your little ones to meet the big man himself! Santa will certainly make Hearts Light by taking down all the wants and wishes. Moms, check this off your list and enjoy the smiles as your child visits with Santa. Mississippi PhotoBooths LLC will be on site to capture the moment. No personal cameras, please, as you will walk away with your own photo of this Heart-warming experience.
*$15 includes admission for child and photo with Santa. Accompanying adults must purchase a general admission ticket ($10 online; $12 at door) for entry.
Special Event tickets will be available for purchase on September 1, 2015.