November 2014

Sat
01
Feed 4 More
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Store-wide
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Feed 4 More
Saturday, November 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Store-wide

15.9 million children in the U.S. live in food insecure homes. Help stock a pantry for those in need by donating at the registers this Holiday season. 100% of all donations support the work of River City Food Bank; the only Sacramento-area food bank open every week day to anyone experiencing hunger in our community. 

More info at: rivercityfoodbank.org 

Fri
07
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, November 7th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sun
09
Bawk bawk bawk…. Goes the Chicken with Chef Kelly Fong
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Bawk bawk bawk…. Goes the Chicken with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, November 9th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

Hands-on Class Ages 21 and up

Chicken is a flexible ingredient and can take on so many flavors. Join Chef Kelly as he teaches you how to prepare these diverse and delicious meals.

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Andalusian Chicken Pinchitos Morunos Skewers   

Circassian Chicken

Sun
09
Winter Farmer’s Market with Chef Kelly Fong
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Winter Farmer’s Market with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, November 9th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

Hands-on Class: Ages 21 and up.

One of the benefits of shopping at the farmers market is you really get a sense of what’s in season. Join Chef Kelly as he teaches you how to prepare this winter’s bounty.

Vegetarian Butternut Lasagna

Pork Roast with a Plum, Ginger and Orange Glaze

Sweet Potato Dumplings

Pear Vanilla Ginger turnovers

Tue
11
Knife Skills
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Knife Skills
Tuesday, November 11th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $9.00

Register for this class!

Hand’s on class; must be 18 to attend.

Jumpstart your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. Learn how to use knives skillfully, safely and efficiently. Plus learn the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. Students are requested to bring their own knives from home but knives are available at the time of the class.

Wed
12
Plant Power! Holiday Cooking Class 2 of 3 with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Plant Power! Holiday Cooking Class 2 of 3 with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
Wednesday, November 12th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $25.00

Register for this class! 

Lecture and knowledge class – All Ages

Learn fresh perspectives on favorite family recipes, and secrets of seasoning for the holiday season while preparing healthful, anti-inflammatory, elegant simple and gourmet meals: appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, breads and more! Part 2 of 3. If you have any questions please call 916-996-6098 pamela@sacnutritionist.com 

Apple-Butternut Squash Soup

Braised Spinach

Cranberry Sauce

Holiday Sweet Potato Slaw

French Vanilla Ice Cream

Thu
13
What’s Brewing?
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Store-wide
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What’s Brewing?
Thursday, November 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Store-wide

Tell us what’s on your mind about our store. Join us for light bites and good conversation with members of our Store Leadership. 

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, November 13th
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
14
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, November 14th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sat
15
Live Turkey Carving Demo
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Live Turkey Carving Demo
Saturday, November 15th
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, Free

Join our very own Chef Chris in front of the Meat Department as he shows you the secrets to carving the perfect bird. Free recipes and turkey samples provided!

First Session: 3:30 pm

Second Session 4:30 pm

Wed
19
Team Member Open Mic Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Team Member Open Mic Night
Wednesday, November 19th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Store-wide, Free

Come check out our talented Team Members as they perform live for you! Talents range from live musical performances to stand-up comedy and more. Grab a set in our eating area and enjoy the show.

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Your Very Best Meal
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Very Best Meal
Thursday, November 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, November 21st
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sat
22
Holiday Family Faves Tasting
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Food Market Sacramento
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Holiday Family Faves Tasting
Saturday, November 22nd
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Food Market Sacramento , FREE

Our Team Members are sharing their favorite family recipes for the Holidays! Taste all the delicious creations and grab some recipes to prepare at your own Holiday table.

Fri
28
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, November 28th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Events At Nearby Stores

FARMER'S MARKET
Tuesday, November 25th
8:30 AM
In the front parking lot ,

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

SPCA Pet Mobile
Tuesday, November 25th
10:00 AM
Outside of our bakery entrance ,

Looking for a loving companion? Come adopt from SPCA!

Every Tuesday 10AM-2PM

  • placerspca.org

Looking for a loving companion? Come adopt from SPCA!

Every Tuesday 10AM-2PM

  • placerspca.org
FARMER'S MARKET
Tuesday, December 2nd
8:30 AM
In the front parking lot ,

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market