October 2013

Tue
01
#TuesdayTreatTweet
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Aventura
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#TuesdayTreatTweet
Tuesday, October 1st
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Aventura

#TuesdayTreatTweet

 

Every Tuesday in October you’ll have a chance to win a $50 gift card! Share a pic of your favorite Whole Foods Market treat on Twitter using #TuesdayTreatTweet & tag @WFMAventura for a chance to win! 

 

Whole Foods Market®

“Tuesday Treat Tweet Sweepstakes”

 

Official Rules

 

 

No payment or purchase is necessary to enter.

 

Dates:  This promotion begins on 10/01/13, and ends on 10/29/13 (the “Promotion Period”).

 

Eligibility: Entrants must be legal U.S. residents, and at least 18 years of age or older, to participate. Officers and employees of Whole Foods Market (the “Sponsor”), and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, their vendors and agents, and the immediate family members of the foregoing, are not eligible to win.

 

Overview:   There will be four (4) Weekly Entry Periods throughout the Promotion Period. Each Weekly Entry Period will begin on Tuesday and end at 11:59 PM on the following Monday with the last week ending at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, 10/29/13 (collectively, the “Weekly Entry Periods”).

To enter: Visit the following Twitter account:  http://twitter.com/WFMAventura  (@WFMAventura, or “WFM Aventura”) and sign-up to follow WFM Aventura to participate. To participate, twitter followers are asked to take a picture of their favorite Whole Foods Market “treat” and then Tweet their picture to @WFMAventura and include the tag #TuesdayTreatTweet for an entry. Limit: one (1) entry per person per day. Standard messaging and data rates may apply if using a mobile phone to tweet.  One tweet is one (1) entry.  Due to the privacy settings of individual participants, not all Tweets may be viewable by all followers. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to determining eligibility of Tweets. Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Drawings:  There will be four (4) random drawings held, under the supervision of the Sponsor, on/about 3:00 PM each Tuesday (beginning on 10/08/13) throughout the Promotion Period from among all eligible entries received (collectively, the “Weekly Drawings”).  There will be one (1) winner per Weekly Drawing for a total of four (4) winners.  Entries must be received by the last day of applicable Weekly Entry Period in order to be eligible for that Weekly Drawing. Non-winning entries will not be rolled over for the subsequent drawings.  Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received for each applicable drawing.

 

Prizes: Each of the four (4) winners will receive a $50 WFM Gift Card. Total Retail Value of all prizes to be awarded is $200.  Only one (1) prize per person.

 

General Terms & Conditions: Potential Winners will be notified by a direct message to the Potential Winner’s Twitter Account and will have 48 hours within which to respond, after which time an alternate winner will be selected, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No substitution or exchange of prize will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All photos submitted must be original and the intellectual property of the Entrant/Submitter. Entrants/Submitters will retain ownership of their photo entry, but submission of it will confirm that Sponsor may use said photo for publicity purposes. Entry also constitutes permission, where allowable, for Sponsor to use the name, photograph and likeness of the winner for promotional purposes, without further compensation. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Entry at any time in the event it is determined that the Entry is offensive, inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsors’ images or if it is determined that the entrant has not otherwise complied with these Official Rules.  Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. All taxes on prizes, if applicable, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  All federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Entrants/winners agree to “hold harmless” the Sponsor, Twitter, and agents affiliated with this promotion for any and all damages that may result from participation in the promotion, and acceptance/use/misuse of the prize offered.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

TWITTER is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Twitter, Inc.

 

 

Wed
02
National Kale Day
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Aventura
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National Kale Day
Wednesday, October 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Aventura

Wednesday, October 2nd – 12-3PM – Health Starts Here Desk

Kale is King and we’re honoring this powerful green with some delicious demos! Stop by the Health Starts Here desk and sample our favorite kale inspired recipes including our famous Kalelicious smoothies.

 

 

Wed
02
Vegan Night – Sampling Event
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Aventura
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Vegan Night – Sampling Event
Wednesday, October 2nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aventura

Every Wednesday in October – 4:30-6:30PM – Free

We’re going vegan every Wednesday night at Whole Foods Market in Aventura! You and your meat-fish-egg-and-dairy-free friends are welcome to get a little inspiration as we sample our favorite vegan dishes. We’ll show you how easy it is to create delicious, fresh and flavorful vegan dishes with just a few simple steps & ingredients.

Fri
04
Oktoberfest
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Aventura
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Oktoberfest
Friday, October 4th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Aventura, Free

Friday, October 4th – 5:30-7:30PM – Specialty

Munich comes to Whole Foods Market in Aventura! Come celebrate Oktoberfest with some beer and brats! We’ll be sampling 4 different beers & German inspired dishes including a Beer Bratwurst & Onion Sandwich. Must be 21 years or older and present a valid ID to participate

Thu
10
Meet & Greet our Catering Liaison
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Aventura
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Meet & Greet our Catering Liaison
Thursday, October 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aventura, Free

Thursday, October 10th – 5-7PM – Prepared Foods

Come meet & greet our new Catering Liaison, Mariella! She’ll not only showcase her favorite catering platters for you to sample, but also on display will be floral arrangements, fruitful bouquets, and customized gift baskets and cakes. Mariella will show you how easy it is to have your next event catered, helping you spend less time in the kitchen and more time with the people who matter most.

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
Cheese Club Kick-off – Holiday Sneak-Peek Tasting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Aventura
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Cheese Club Kick-off – Holiday Sneak-Peek Tasting
Sunday, October 13th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Aventura, Free

Sunday, October 13th – 1-3PM – Specialty Department – Free

It’s finally here…The Whole Foods Market Cheese Club! Be the first to know about new arrivals, sales and specials, and receive invitations to exclusive events & tastings, like this one! Stop by and taste some of the newest holiday items before they roll out including stuffed bries, goat logs, & wines. To sign up for the Cheese Club, attend this event or see a team member today!

Fri
18
Street Food Festival – Fall Tasting Event
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Street Food Festival – Fall Tasting Event
Friday, October 18th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prepared Foods, Free

Friday, October 18th – 5-8PM – Prepared Foods Department

Join us as we celebrate Miami’s multicultural street food scene! We’re bringing you real street food that’s great tasting, sustainably and ethically produced, and made with only the freshest ingredients. Live music from 5-7PM to get the party started! All proceeds will be donated to CasaBlanca Academy, a non-profit school for students with autism. 

Sat
19
Kids Club – Spooky Scavenger Hunt
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Aventura
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Kids Club – Spooky Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, October 19th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Aventura, Free

Saturday, October 19th – 9-11AM – In the Café – Free

Kids will have so much fun during our Spooky Scavenger Hunt as they explore Whole Foods Market and our different departments. As they search for the final treat, they’ll learn we’re more than just a grocery store offering all treats and no tricks! After the scavenger hunt kids will have a chance to decorate their own mini pumpkins. Kids in costume will receive an extra treat! Snacks and refreshments provided.

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
Shocktails & Costumes
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Aventura
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Shocktails & Costumes
Saturday, October 26th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aventura, Free

Saturday, October 26th – Storewide – Free

6-8PM – Halloween Block Party

Before you head out to that Halloween party, stop by for some shocktails and snacks! Each department will be sampling their favorite Halloween inspired dish. Vote for your favorite dish for a chance to win a $25 Whole Foods Market Gift Card. Come in your Halloween costume and receive a FREE Shocktail! Choose from Super Spooky Sangria, Kreepy Kombucha Wine Spritzer, or Bloody Good Bubbly.

7PM – Costume Contest Fashion Show

Do you have the best Halloween costume ever? Let us be the judge at our Costume Contest Fashion Show. Come ready to strut your stuff as you’ll be judged on creativity, originality, effort, and crowd reaction. First place will win a $100 Whole Foods Market Gift Card! 

Thu
31
Trick or Treat – Happy Halloween!
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Aventura
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Trick or Treat – Happy Halloween!
Thursday, October 31st
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aventura, Free

Thursday, October 31st – 4 – 7PM – FREE

Join the fun and bring the kids in to trick-or-treat. Kids in costume can pick up a Whole Foods Market Halloween bag from customer service and make their way around the store to a get a special treat from each department. Don’t forget to say “Trick or Treat!” 

Events At Nearby Stores

Costume Contest & Trick or Treating
Thursday, October 30th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, Free

Costume Contest & Trick or Treating
Thursday, October 30, 5-8pm
Happy Halloween at the Farmers’ Market! Dress up and enjoy a costume contest for children, adults and pets! Check in at the Whole Foods Market® welcome booth to enter and we have prizes for winners.

All-Gone Plant-Strong: 28-Day Engine 2 Challenge Week 4
Thursday, October 30th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE
By this week’s class, all participants will have gone 100% whole-foods plant-strong for at least a full 7 days, and they’ll continue for another 7 days of the Challenge as the pounds come off and their bodies continue to benefit from their new nutrient-rich way of eating. We’ll celebrate successes (and discuss challenges) while learning and tasting some new Engine 2 recipes and products.
By this week’s class, all participants will have gone 100% whole-foods plant-strong for at least a full 7 days, and they’ll continue for another 7 days of the Challenge as the pounds come off and the
Making Candy Class
Thursday, October 30th
7:00 PM
The Cafe, FREE

Monique shows you how to make truffles, lollipops and chocolate caramel candy bars. Space is limited to the 40 customers, so sign up now. 

Monique shows you how to make truffles, lollipops and chocolate caramel candy bars. Space is limited to the 40 customers, so sign up now.