October 2013

Thu
03
1st Thursdays Wine Bash
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Store Cafe
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1st Thursdays Wine Bash
Thursday, October 3rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Store Cafe, $5 in advance, $10 at the door

Join us for our 1st Thursdays Wine Bash, where we’ll be sampling 12 fabulous wines!  Check in at Customer Service to receive your complimentary wine glass and then enjoy the evening sipping crowd-pleasing wines that are perfect either for gift giving or serving at parties… and we’ll even throw in a few surprises!

$5 advance pricing valid when paid in store by October 2.

Sun
06
Community Event: Field of Greens
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm
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Community Event: Field of Greens
Sunday, October 6th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm, $25 in advance

Come find us at the 8th annual Field of Greens festival at Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm in Covington.  This is Georgia's preeminent local food farm festival featuring a 500 square foot Chef Tent with 30 restaurant chefs, a Farmers Market with 50 food artisans, farmers, artists and exhibitors, a Kids Village, live music and other special events.  Discounted tickets are available online at http://www.fieldofgreensfestival.com

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

 
Sun
13
Community Event: Atlanta PRIDE Festival
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Piedmont Park
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Community Event: Atlanta PRIDE Festival
Sunday, October 13th
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Piedmont Park, Free

We’re a proud sponsor of the largest PRIDE festival in the Southeast! Find our float during the parade to receive free giveaways! 

Wed
16
LOCAL Fall Harvest
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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LOCAL Fall Harvest
Wednesday, October 16th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free

We love our local, Georgia vendors! Come find out what they have in store for you this Fall with our in-store tasting.

Thu
17
Just For Kids Store Tour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service
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Just For Kids Store Tour
Thursday, October 17th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service, Free - Registration Required

A fun, interactive, delicious tour just for kids! We’ll explore the store and end with a tasty activity in the café. Parents can join us or get some shopping done! Perfect for kids age 5-10. Register at Customer Service or email jayme.persons@wholefoods.com.

Sat
19
MVP = Most Valuable Protein
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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MVP = Most Valuable Protein
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide

You’ve got high standards for your game day grub and so do we! Keep your tailgate party penalty-free with our quality standards, which don’t allow for any added growth hormones or antibiotics. We’ll be on the floor with custom cut meat and seafood steaks for you. We’ll even go ahead and season them just the way you like. Touchdown!

Tue
22
Supplements 101: The Big Three
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Supplements 101: The Big Three
Tuesday, October 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free - Registration Required

If you’re confused about what supplements you should be taking for proper foundational health, this class is for you! Come learn about the 3 essential must-haves for your medicine cabinet, as well as how inflammation is effecting your overall health. Free samples for all attendees! Register at Customer Service or email jayme.persons@wholefoods.com.

Speaker Nathan Rodich has been working in the natural products industry for over 15 years. He has worked with nutritional doctors, chiropractors and nutritional consultants in creating balanced and effective nutritional programs. Nathan has currently represented over 100 nutritional brands ranging from clinician lines to nutraceutical to organic lines, and has been with New Chapter for over 2 years now.  

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
26
Community Event: Taste of Atlanta
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Midtown at Tech Square
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Community Event: Taste of Atlanta
Saturday, October 26th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Midtown at Tech Square, $30 in advance

Taste of Atlanta is Atlanta's premier food+wine+beer+cocktail festival that showcases the diversity of Atlanta's food scene and attracts food lovers from Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond. Taste your way around the festival with more than 90 of Atlanta’s best restaurants.  
Purchase your tickets at Whole Foods Market locations on your next shopping trip!

Sat
26
FALL-o-ween Festival
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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FALL-o-ween Festival
Saturday, October 26th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Food, fun and fall... bring the family! We’ll have live music, a photo booth, crafts and trick-or-treating for the kids! And did we mention the food?

Children, ages 15 and under, in costumes are invited to stop by Customer Service for a special bag and then visit each department for all-natural sweets and alternative treats.

Mon
28
Just For Kids Store Tour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service
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Just For Kids Store Tour
Monday, October 28th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service, Free - Registration Required

A fun, interactive, delicious tour just for kids! We’ll explore the store and end with a tasty activity in the café. Parents can join us or get some shopping done! Perfect for kids age 5-10. Register at Customer Service or email jayme.persons@wholefoods.com.

Tue
29
Mom's Morning
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Customer Service
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Mom's Morning
Tuesday, October 29th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Customer Service, Free

Attention Moms! Take a break on the last Tuesday of the month, courtesy of Whole Foods Market. Stop by Customer Service to pick up a certificate, good for a free coffee and pastry while supplies last.

Wed
30
LOCAL Fall Harvest
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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LOCAL Fall Harvest
Wednesday, October 30th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free

We love our local, Georgia vendors! Come find out what they have in store for you this Fall with our in-store tasting.

Thu
31
Happy Halloween
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Storewide
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Happy Halloween
Thursday, October 31st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Storewide

Stock up on all-natural treats for the tricksters! We’ve got the usual suspect (chocolate), as well as scary bunny grahams, spooky spiders and mini pretzels. And don’t forget the Halloween ale for the adults!

Events At Nearby Stores

Yoga with Annie
Sunday, December 28th
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Cafe, Donations benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Come stretch, strengthen, and have some fun as we enter into stillness!  Fresh or seasoned yogis welcome; modifications and challenges provided.  Mat, towel, water bottle, and a smile encouraged!  For more information, contact Annie at nourishwithannie@gmail or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NourishwithAnnie.

Come stretch, strengthen, and have some fun as we enter into stillness!  Fresh or seasoned yogis welcome; modifications and challenges provided.  Mat, towel, water bottle, and a smile encouraged! 

Cooking with Olivia
Monday, December 29th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
At the Farm Table in Our Bulk Foods Area, FREE

Join us at the Avalon Farm Table in our Bulk Foods Department for a seasonal cooking demonstration with Olivia!

Join us at the Avalon Farm Table in our Bulk Foods Department for a seasonal cooking demonstration with Olivia!

Tales for Tots
Tuesday, December 30th
10:00 AM
Community Room,

Parents & their tots are invited to join us Tuesdays at 10am for a story time read by one of our very own Team Members, crafts, and a snack.

*Every mom who attends with their tot will receive a FREE gallon of 365 Everyday Value Organic Milk with $30 purchase.

Parents & their tots are invited to join us Tuesdays at 10am for a story time read by one of our very own Team Members, crafts, and a snack.