August 2014

Wed
06
8 Ways to Start Your Day with Veggies
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Produce
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8 Ways to Start Your Day with Veggies
Wednesday, August 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce, Free

Starting your day with veggies can be easy and tasty! Nadeige, our Demo Specialist, will be showcasing 8 easy ways you can start your day with veggies and sampling some of her favorites.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
Thursday, August 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer has long been a time for traveling abroad. Let's visit about our favorite foods and flavors from around the world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, August 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

·         Friday, August, 8th: Loaded Nachos

·         Friday, August 15th: Turkey Hot Dog

·         Friday, August 22nd: Cheesy Waffle Fries

·         Friday, August 29th: Philly Cheesesteak 

Sat
09
Saturday Night Blues: A Blue Cheese Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty
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Saturday Night Blues: A Blue Cheese Tasting
Saturday, August 9th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Discover, sample, & discuss the distinctive flavor of blue cheese. Cheesemonger Elton will be sampling his favorite selections

Sun
10
Back to School Dino-Bash!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Storewide
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Back to School Dino-Bash!
Sunday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Straight from the delicious period, make your way around the store sampling our favorite back to school treats! Kids will receive a report card to grade each department and the department with the best grade will be crowned our Back to School Block Party Champ. The first 25 kids to submit their report card to Customer Service will receive a back to school surprise! Parents can enter our Back to School Gift Basket Giveaway for a chance to win a gift basket loaded with organic treats for their pack. Back to school stress now extinct when you shop at Whole Foods Market® Aventura! 

Tue
12
5% Day Benefiting Starlent Performing Arts
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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5% Day Benefiting Starlent Performing Arts
Tuesday, August 12th
12:00 AM
Storewide, Free

Several times a year, Whole Foods Market® Aventura holds community giving days known as “5% Days” where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization. Shop at Whole Foods Market® Aventura on Tuesday, August 12th and we’ll donate 5% of our store’s net sales to the Starlent Performing Arts! All proceeds go towards establishing a performing program where gifted youth can develop natural talent, pursue opportunities as an artist and access exceptional resources that support their dreams and aspirations while learning important life skills. We’ll have live performances from Starlent students throughout the day & karaoke for customers. Save your shopping for that day and help a great local organization at the same time!

Thu
14
How to be a Savvy Shopper Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storewide
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How to be a Savvy Shopper Tour
Thursday, August 14th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storewide, Free

Save your budget from extinction & join us on this value tour, as we share the secrets to being a savvy shopper. We’ll be focusing on our 365 Everyday Value® brand, affordable organic meals, & healthier options for school lunches. Meet at Customer Service at 10am.

Fri
15
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, August 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

·         Friday, August, 8th: Loaded Nachos

·         Friday, August 15th: Turkey Hot Dog

·         Friday, August 22nd: Cheesy Waffle Fries

·         Friday, August 29th: Philly Cheesesteak 

Sat
16
Kids Club: Dino Snacks & Crafts
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Dino Snacks & Crafts
Saturday, August 16th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, Free

A little rawr power for the kiddies before their first day back to school! They’ll be making dino shaped pb& j sandwiches & dino hats to rock on the first day back. Participants must pre-register at Customer Service or by calling 305-682-4400.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
Thursday, August 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we wrap up summer 2014, let's chat about and share photos of some of the greated moments... From parties to picnics to vacations! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
22
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, August 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

·         Friday, August, 8th: Loaded Nachos

·         Friday, August 15th: Turkey Hot Dog

·         Friday, August 22nd: Cheesy Waffle Fries

·         Friday, August 29th: Philly Cheesesteak 

Sat
23
American Artisan Cheese Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty
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American Artisan Cheese Tasting
Saturday, August 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty, Free

We’re highlighting our favorite American Artisan cheeses & craft beers. Discover new favorites on this tasting adventure & learn a little unique American history along the way. 

Fri
29
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, August 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

·         Friday, August, 8th: Loaded Nachos

·         Friday, August 15th: Turkey Hot Dog

·         Friday, August 22nd: Cheesy Waffle Fries

·         Friday, August 29th: Philly Cheesesteak 

Fri
29
Meet Your Butcher!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Meat
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Meet Your Butcher!
Friday, August 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meat, Free

The old-fashioned butcher shop isn’t extinct. Come on in and meet your Aventura butcher, Juan. He will be on the floor, cutting and filleting some of our highest quality meats and demoing delicious cuts for you to try for your Labor Day celebrations!

Sun
31
Whole Body Vendor Fair
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Whole Body Vendor Fair
Sunday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body, Free

What goes on your body is just as important is what you put in it! Join our Whole Body Department for a day of samples and product demos.  Supplier experts and our finest Whole Body staff will be here to let you in on the best kept secrets in supplements, body care, sports nutrition, clothing and accessories. First 50 will receive guests will receive a Better Bag® loaded with goodies!

Events At Nearby Stores

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28, 5-8pm, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation
Hang out with our Healthy Eating Specialist Lisa and make your very own greens and grains plate with a choice 5 prepared food health starts here items. Vegans welcome!

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28, 5-8pm, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Wine Tasting
Thursday, August 28th
7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Wine buyer Karina will educate customers about her favorite wine selections, with tastings for all!

Wine buyer Karina will educate customers about her favorite wine selections, with tastings for all!

Whole Foods Market Ft. Lauderdale’s 13th Anniversary
Saturday, August 30th
8:00 AM
Storewide , Free

We’re celebrating our 13th anniversary in the Ft. Lauderdale community and it’s going to be a lucky day for our customers!  The first 50 customers to come when we open at 8am will receive a good bag with samples from around the store.  We’ll also have live music, face painting, anniversary cake and samples around the store from 11am-2pm so come by and help us celebrate!

We’re celebrating our 13th anniversary in the Ft.