August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
02
Salmon Cook-off!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ River Road
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Salmon Cook-off!
Friday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
River Road, FREE

We’re celebrating our great one-day sale on Coho Salmon with a cook-off! Stop by and witness the action as the Prepared Foods, Seafood and Produce departments battle it out to win the title for the best salmon recipe! Each department will be cooking up a special dish for you to sample and then vote for your favorite. Don’t forget to take advantage of our great sale price and take some salmon home with you.

Sat
03
Back to School Kid's Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Garage
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Back to School Kid's Club
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Garage, FREE

To celebrate the back to school season, we invite you to bring the kids by for an old school art project: macaroni art! We’ll make necklaces, pictures, and anything else their imaginations can dream up! Please RSVP to sp.rrd.events@wholefoods.com

Sat
03
School Daze
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ River Road
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School Daze
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
River Road, FREE

It’s that time of year! School is back in session and we have all your lunchtime and snacking needs. Stop by the various stations throughout the store to sample some tasty back to school treats and stock up on healthy and delicious items for your little one’s lunchbox.

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
09
Hatch Chile Fest
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ River Road
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Hatch Chile Fest
Friday, August 9th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
River Road, FREE

They’re back! The most delicious chiles around, from Hatch, New Mexico have landed in Tucson! Stop by each department to check out their awesome Hatch chile recipes and be sure to enjoy our events from 11 AM -2 PM all weekend:

 

Friday: Hatch Chile BBQ featuring Hatch Chili Cheeseburgers

 

Saturday: Roasted Hatch Chiles

 

Sunday: Hatch Chile Salsa Showdown and Hatch Chile Cheddar melts in e. River Bar

 

Mon
12
Rachael's Favorite Things: A Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ River Road
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Rachael's Favorite Things: A Store Tour
Monday, August 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
River Road, FREE

Ever wonder what the team members at Whole Foods Market buy when they shop? Join us for this fun and interactive store tour as our Team Member, Rachael, takes you through the aisles and points out her favorite items! Samples will be provided! Please RSVP to sp.rrd.events@wholefoods.com.

Wed
14
Heirloom Tomato Extravaganza
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ River Road
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Heirloom Tomato Extravaganza
Wednesday, August 14th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
River Road, FREE

Its Heirloom tomato season and we’re showcasing this delicious produce pick all weekend for your tasting pleasure! So check out our different sample stations throughout the store and enjoy!

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
17
Local Supplier Day
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ River Road
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Local Supplier Day
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
River Road, FREE

We love local! Join us for our next local supplier day and taste your way through some of the wonderful local products we carry. You will also get to meet the faces behind these great products!

Tue
20
Cool, summer, "uncooking" with Carol
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Garage
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Cool, summer, "uncooking" with Carol
Tuesday, August 20th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Garage, FREE

Looking for a fresh quick approach to summer meals? Bring your taste buds and join Nutrition Coach and Plant Based Chef, Carol Roberge, as she demonstrates creative variations of “No Cook Tomato Sauce” along with an

elegant “Cucumber Pineapple Gazpacho Soup.

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
22
Su Vino Local Wine Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Garage
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Su Vino Local Wine Dinner
Thursday, August 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Garage, $35

Local Winery, Su Vino: winner of the 2013 Arizona Wine Awards will be our featured winery at this month’s dinner! Enjoy a lovely four course meal paired with four delicious wines. $35 per person. Space is limited. Please RSVP to sp.rrd.events@wholefoods.com.

Sun
25
Labor Day BBQ
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ River Road
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Labor Day BBQ
Sunday, August 25th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
River Road, $5

Say goodbye to summer in style with lots of fun, good food and friends at our final BBQ of the season. Grab a dog or burger, a side and a drink for $5!

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Wednesday Special: $2 OFF Salad Bar & Cold/Hot Bars
Wednesday, August 27th
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Speedway,

On Wednesdays, our hot and cold bars are $6.49lb, that's $2 off our regular price! We've got all the goods to satisfy your taste buds on our cold bar, featuring fresh organic lettuce, vegetables and fruit. Our hot bar has warmed goodness to fill you up!  

 

 

Wednesday Special: $2 OFF Salad Bar & Cold/Hot Bars
Wednesday, September 3rd
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Speedway,

On Wednesdays, our hot and cold bars are $6.49lb, that's $2 off our regular price! We've got all the goods to satisfy your taste buds on our cold bar, featuring fresh organic lettuce, vegetables and fruit. Our hot bar has warmed goodness to fill you up!  

 

 

Wednesday Special: $2 OFF Salad Bar & Cold/Hot Bars
Wednesday, September 10th
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Speedway,

On Wednesdays, our hot and cold bars are $6.49lb, that's $2 off our regular price! We've got all the goods to satisfy your taste buds on our cold bar, featuring fresh organic lettuce, vegetables and fruit. Our hot bar has warmed goodness to fill you up!