December 2013

Thu
05
KIDS CLUB: Decorate a Gingerbread House
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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KIDS CLUB: Decorate a Gingerbread House
Thursday, December 5th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Outside on the Patio, $30, Registration required

Join Demo Specialist Tim and celebrate this holiday season by constructing your very own gingerbread house. We’ll provide everything you need to build the house. Just bring the kids and your holiday cheer! 
 

Register Here:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-club-decorate-a-gingerbread-house-tickets-9486276709

Thu
05
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: (Not) Sugar & Spice Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Carrollwood Cafe
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: (Not) Sugar & Spice Holidays
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Carrollwood Cafe, Free

Dessert doesn’t have to mean too much sugar and this holiday season is a great time to prove it. Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Nicole, to taste simple recipes like raw fudge and lemon cream with fresh apples.

 

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-not-sugar-spice-holidays-tickets-9656160837

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
06
Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
Friday, December 6th
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Speciality Department, Free! (Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)

Unwind with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy as she samples up to 50% more wines, paired with hand-cut cheeses.
 

(Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)
 

Sat
07
Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Carrollwood
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Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
Saturday, December 7th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Carrollwood, Free

Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank. Receive healthy recipes and our Whole Deal magazine filled with Whole Foods Market coupons!

Sun
08
Redmond Earthpaste Toothpaste Swap Out
12:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Redmond Earthpaste Toothpaste Swap Out
Sunday, December 8th
12:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free. (While supplies last, please bring in a full-sized used tube to receive a new one. Limit 1 per household.)

Be good to your whole body by swapping out a used tube of toothpaste for a FREE full-size version of Redmond Earthpaste! (While supplies last, please bring in a full-sized used tube to receive a new one. Limit 1 per household.)
 

Sun
08
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, December 8th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!
 

Tue
10
Cheese Nights: Perfecting Your Holiday Cheese Plate
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Speciality Department
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Cheese Nights: Perfecting Your Holiday Cheese Plate
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speciality Department, Free! Registration Required

Let our cheese buyer Heather teach you how to create festive holiday cheese arrangements. Learn the basics of what every cheese plate should have and how to properly pair cheeses to WOW your guests!
 

Register Here:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cheese-nights-perfecting-your-holiday-cheese-plate-tickets-9644225137

Wed
11
Gluten-Free Holiday Tasting & Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Store-Wide
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Gluten-Free Holiday Tasting & Store Tour
Wednesday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Store-Wide, Free! Registration Required

Our Grocery Team Leader Kristi will take you down the aisles pointing out our gluten-free goodies! Sample, taste, and ask questions to fill in the food gaps of your special needs diet! NOTE: Our store is not a gluten-free facility. Please be aware that your food items will be produced in an area where gluten products are prepared. Trace elements of these ingredients may exist.
 

Register Here:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gluten-free-holiday-tasting-store-tour-tickets-9486383027

Thu
12
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Slurpin’ Soup Season
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Carrollwood
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Slurpin’ Soup Season
Thursday, December 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Carrollwood, Free

Simple and delicious. Warm and comforting. Learn how easy, cost effective and healthy soup can be! Join Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole to learn how to make chickpea noodle, spicy veggie chili and creamy roasted red pepper tomato soup.

 

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-slurpin-soup-season-tickets-9656112693

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
13
Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
Friday, December 13th
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Speciality Department, Free! (Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)

Unwind with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy as she samples up to 50% more wines, paired with hand-cut cheeses.
 

(Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)
 

Sat
14
Taste of the Holidays
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store
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Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 14th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store, Free! No registration is required

Throwing a holiday party or feeding an army? Let us do the cooking and give you all the credit! Sample delicious items from our holiday catering menu and find new holiday favorites for your dining room table, including vegetarian-friendly items! Like what you taste? Visit our holiday ordering table located at the entrance to place your catering order.
 

Sun
15
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, December 15th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!
 

Wed
18
Taste of the Holidays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store
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Taste of the Holidays
Wednesday, December 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store, Free! No registration is required

Throwing a holiday party or feeding an army? Let us do the cooking and give you all the credit! Sample delicious items from our holiday catering menu and find new holiday favorites for your dining room table, including vegetarian-friendly items! Like what you taste? Visit our holiday ordering table located at the entrance to place your catering order.
 

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
20
Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
Friday, December 20th
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Speciality Department, Free! (Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)

Unwind with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy as she samples up to 50% more wines, paired with hand-cut cheeses.
 

(Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)
 

Fri
20
Cheers to the Holidays Wine Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Cheers to the Holidays Wine Tasting
Friday, December 20th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, $10.00 Please Pay at Customer Service

Bring a friend while you clink your glasses around our store, sampling 50 of our favorite wines. Our Level 2 Sommelier Amy will be on hand to help you find the perfect wine for your holiday feast. Nibble on tasty appetizers and sample our favorite holiday treats. You won’t want to miss one of our biggest beer and wine events of the year! 


Register Here:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cheers-to-the-holidays-wine-tasting-tickets-9643599265

Sun
22
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, December 22nd
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!
 

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
27
Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Week: Special Edition
Friday, December 27th
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Speciality Department, Free! (Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)

Unwind with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy as she samples up to 50% more wines, paired with hand-cut cheeses.
 

(Friday, December 20th is a paid tasting)
 

Fri
27
Wine Down the Weekend
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Weekend
Friday, December 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, Free Tasting!

With New Year’s Eve just around corner, we’re not just Wine-ing down the week, we’re celebrating the whole weekend! Find the perfect sparkling wine for your holiday party with a wine tasting with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy.

 



 

Sat
28
Wine Down the Weekend
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Weekend
Saturday, December 28th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speciality Department, Free Tasting!

With New Year’s Eve just around corner, we’re not just Wine-ing down the week, we’re celebrating the whole weekend! Find the perfect sparkling wine for your holiday party with a wine tasting with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy.

Sun
29
Rise N’ Shine In the ‘Wood!
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Outside on the Patio
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Rise N’ Shine In the ‘Wood!
Sunday, December 29th
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Outside on the Patio, Free! No registration is required

The early bird gets…FREE BREAKFAST! Join us for a complimentary light continental breakfast, including pastries, juice, fruit and coffee.
 

Sun
29
Wine Down the Weekend
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Wine Down the Weekend
Sunday, December 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speciality Department, Free Tasting!

With New Year’s Eve just around corner, we’re not just Wine-ing down the week, we’re celebrating the whole weekend! Find the perfect sparkling wine for your holiday party with a wine tasting with our Level 2 Sommelier Amy.

Sun
29
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, December 29th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!
 

Events At Nearby Stores

Cheese Nights: Fall’s Greatest Grilling Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Enjoy a taste of Fall’s greatest grilling cheeses with our Certified Cheese Professionals in an interactive sampling and discussion on the best ways to eat, serve, and entertain. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Enjoy a taste of Fall’s greatest grilling cheeses with our Certified Cheese Professionals in an interactive sampling and discussion on the best ways to eat, serve, and entertain.

We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
Friday, September 26th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make delicious raw recipes with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables.