February 2013

Sat
02
Gluten Free Baking
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ River Road
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Gluten Free Baking
Saturday, February 2nd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
River Road, Free

Master the art of gluten free baking with Kathy Addis. Kathy will show us how to make delightful Valentine’s Day treats with all the taste but without the gluten!

Sat
02
Game Time Sampling Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ e. River Bar
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Game Time Sampling Event
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
e. River Bar, Free

Sample a variety of dips, including some great cheese dips and made in house salsa and guacamole, paired with some amazing local beers. You are sure to impress your friends with this game time grub.

 

Tue
05
Keeling Schaefer Wine Dinner
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ River Road Cafe
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Keeling Schaefer Wine Dinner
Tuesday, February 5th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
River Road Cafe, $25

Join us for this intimate dinner and get to know Rod and Jan Keeling, owners of Keeling Schaefer Vineyards. You will be served four delicious courses expertly paired with the perfect wines.

Thu
07
Engine 2 Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Engine 2 Class
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, Free

Stop by for this week’s tips, recipes, and cooking demonstrations and let us know how your 28-day challenge is going!

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
e. River Bar; India Pale Ale (IPA)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ e. River Bar
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e. River Bar; India Pale Ale (IPA)
Friday, February 8th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
e. River Bar, $5

Despite the name, IPAs were actually created by the British to act as a natural preservative when shipping beer to troops and citizens in India. Stop by to learn all about IPAs and taste your way through history.

Sat
09
Kid's Club Cookie Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ River Road kid's area
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Kid's Club Cookie Time
Saturday, February 9th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
River Road kid's area, Free

Bring the kids by for some fun in the kitchen as we decorate Valentine’s Day cookies! Please RSVP to sp.rrd.events@wholefoods.com.

Sun
10
Cupid's Cheese and Chamagne Tasting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ River Road
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Cupid's Cheese and Chamagne Tasting
Sunday, February 10th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
River Road, Free

We’ve got everything you need for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Impress your valentine with gourmet cheeses paired with the perfect champagne.

Wed
13
Tour Your Neighborhood Store
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Tour Your Neighborhood Store
Wednesday, February 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, Free

Join us for a walk down the aisles of your neighborhood store with a Whole Foods Market River Road expert. You will learn some great tips on how to shop on a budget, discover local treasures, and get to know our exclusive brands. You will also have a chance to sample delicious bites along the way. Please RSVP to sp.rrd.events@wholefoods.com.

Thu
14
Be My Valentine Prosecco and Strawberry Fudge Tasting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ River Road
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Be My Valentine Prosecco and Strawberry Fudge Tasting
Thursday, February 14th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
River Road, Free

Looking for a last minute gift for your sweetheart? We’ve got just the thing! Try our amazing local strawberry fudge from Black Mesa Ranch paired with a delicious local Prosecco.

Thu
14
Engine 2 Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Engine 2 Class
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, Free

Stop by for this week’s tips, recipes, and cooking demonstrations and let us know how your 28-day challenge is going!

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Fri
15
e. River Bar; Love Local Beer Tasting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ e. River Bar
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e. River Bar; Love Local Beer Tasting
Friday, February 15th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
e. River Bar, $5

Did you know that Arizona is home to some amazing local breweries? Meet us in the e. River Bar for a discussion on the ever growing Local Craft Beer scene and discover why many beer lovers are so passionate about it.

Sat
16
e. River Bar Beer Brunch
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ e. River Bar
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e. River Bar Beer Brunch
Saturday, February 16th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
e. River Bar, Prices vary based on menu selection

Kick off Arizona Beer week and enjoy brunch paired with a selection of craft beers at e. River Bar. Our talented chef will create a selection of delicious brunch options for you that our beer specialist will expertly pair with the perfect craft beer. What a great way to spend a Saturday morning!

Wed
20
Deschutes Brewery Sensory Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Deschutes Brewery Sensory Tasting
Wednesday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, $10

Let your senses take over at this unique craft beer tasting, featuring Mirror Pond Brew. Oregon based Deschutes Brewery is offering a special class to Whole Foods Market customers in celebration of Arizona Beer Week. Join us for this exclusive opportunity to learn about craft beers and the usage of “off flavors” and how they contribute to the essence of beer. Space is limited.

Thu
21
Engine 2 Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Engine 2 Class
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, Free

Stop by for this week’s tips, recipes, and cooking demonstrations and let us know how your 28-day challenge is going!

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Fri
22
e. River Bar; Beer 101
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ e. River Bar
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e. River Bar; Beer 101
Friday, February 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
e. River Bar, $5

Do you love beer but wish you knew more about the various styles, flavor profiles, and trends?  If so, this is the class you won’t want to miss as we demystify the world of beer. Bring your questions!

Sat
23
Local Supplier Day
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ River Road
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Local Supplier Day
Saturday, February 23rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
River Road, Free

Meet some of our wonderful local vendors and sample their delightful offerings. Visit each supplier table to be entered to win a gift basket full of local product!

Thu
28
Engine 2 Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Engine 2 Class
Thursday, February 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, Free

Stop by for this week’s tips, recipes, and cooking demonstrations and let us know how your 28-day challenge is going!

Events At Nearby Stores

Silent Auction benefiting Whole Kids Foundation
Friday, September 19th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Speedway,
ORL OktoBEERfest Tap Takeover
Friday, September 19th
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Oracle,

O'zapft is!  Meaning it's tapped!  Come join us in kicking off the month long celebration of Oktoberfest with traditional import Oktoberfest brews and food!  We will have prizes for the most traditionally dressed, and will be serving brats the entire time.

O'zapft is!  Meaning it's tapped!  Come join us in kicking off the month long celebration of Oktoberfest with traditional import Oktoberfest brews and food!  We will have prizes for the most tradi

ORL Whole Kids Foundation Fundraiser BBQ
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Oracle, $5.00

Join us every Saturday in September to help raise money for the Whole Kids Foundation.  For $5 you will get a full meal and all of the proceeds will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation whose mission is to support schools and inspire families to improve children's nutrition and wellness. For more information go to www.wholekids.org

Join us every Saturday in September to help raise money for the Whole Kids Foundation.  For $5 you will get a full meal and all of the proceeds will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation whose missi