May 2013

Thu
09
Mother's Day Mom-O-Rama
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cary
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Mother's Day Mom-O-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cary, FREE

Celebrate Mom with us on Thursday, May 9th 4-7pm. First 50 moms get a goodie bag with yummy Whole Body products. Visit our rose garden in the wine department and pick up a free rose for Mom too (first 50). Gather up ideas for ways to celebrate your Mom throughout the store.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
17
Craig Woolard Band Concert in the Promenade
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary Waverly Place Promenade
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Craig Woolard Band Concert in the Promenade
Friday, May 17th
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary Waverly Place Promenade, FREE

Whole Foods Market Presents The Craig Woolard Band on May 17th from 6:30-10pm (opened for by the Windsor Oaks Band). Join us for the kickoff concert of Rock at the Loch Rally for the Cure weekend. The concert is FREE. Food and beverage available for purchase and all proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Rally For the Cure. No Coolers Allowed.

Sat
18
Food Revolution Day
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Food Revolution Day
Saturday, May 18th
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, FREE

Join us in a celebration of real food on May 18th, from 11 am to 2:30 pm. This event will have something for all ages with a focus on encouraging healthy eating with children. First we will start with a kids cooking class where we will be teaching how to make garden pitas and super fruits with healthy cream, sign up right away as space is limited.  A donation of $10 to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution will get each child a space in class to make their healthy dishes. Bring your comfortable shoes as it will be family Zumba time at noon!  After Zumba, stick around for our “Power Smoothie Break” with green smoothies to get you refreshed and ready for live music and for healthy food tastings by Chef Alyssa.  Join in on our other activities such as how to reconfigure your plate, make creative produce creatures and even a game of corn hole.  This event is free with the exception of the kids cooking class.  Event will take place near the outside café area of the store.

Wed
22
Gluten Free Tour
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Gluten Free Tour
Wednesday, May 22nd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Cary, FREE

Gluten Free tour Wednesday the 22nd 3 pm and 6:30 pm

Are you are a family members changing to a gluten free diet? Then join us for a tour of the store to find out where our best products are, how to read the labels for hidden gluten, plus cooking and baking tips to help with the change in food preparation. Tours are given by Healthy Eating Educator, Anna Maria Stimpson. Please RSVP at customer as space is limited.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Thursday Tasting Tour
Thursday, October 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the Store, Free
Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!*

Every Thursday, you can tour the store with your tastebuds, tasting delicious offerings from every department. Enjoy tour themes that feature special, seasonal or sale items! Talk to Team Members and pick up recipes and new ideas along the way! Check out the weekly tour theme on our monthly calendar to see what we’ll be cooking up! And if great food isn't incentive enough, how about a weekly Grocery Giveway?! During our Thursday Tasting Tour, you can grab a numbered Tasting Token at the door. Then when you check out, give it to your cashier, and if you have the pre-chosen winning number, everything in your cart (up to $100!) is FREE!**

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before event. Number of tokens based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm-7pm on Thursday evenings. Customer with the matching number will be notified during checkout. Customer with the matching number will win items in their cart UP TO $100 for free! Additional purchases cannot be added after winner is notified. Total prize amount will be equivalent to the total value of the order at the time of checkout, ranging between $0.01 -$100. Cannot be transferred, substituted or used at a later date. One token per family/transaction. Customers conducting multiple transactions will only receive one token. See store for complete rules and details

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!*
Cheese Class: Farm Cheese of the British Isles
Friday, October 24th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, $10 per person

Discuss farmhouse cheese selection from Neal’s Yard Dairy. Explore everything from traditional farmhouse cheddars of Somerset, England, to the funky washed-rings of Country Cork, Ireland. As always, we will have accompanying beverages to enhance the cheese tasting experience. It's out last cheese class of 2014 and will be led by Certified Cheese Professional Tyler.

Discuss farmhouse cheese selection from Neal’s Yard Dairy. Explore everything from traditional farmhouse cheddars of Somerset, England, to the funky washed-rings of Country Cork, Ireland.

Vegan Harvest Dinner
Saturday, October 25th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, $25 per person (plus $15 for wine pairings - optional)

A gourmet, four-course vegan dinner prepared by our chefs, highlighting the season’s best local produce from Eastern Carolina Organics. This private dinner is just $25 per person, and an additional $15 per person for four wine pairings (optional). Menu is posted below. Please call customer service to reserve your seats at (919) 968-1983. Pre-payment is required.

Appetizer
Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Rainbow Carrots, Bok Choy, Ginger, and Daikon Radish, served with Peanut Sauce

First Course
Butternut Squash Hushpuppies with Jalapeno Sauce on a bed of microgreens

Entree
Root Vegetable Ravioli with Mixed Greens in Vegetable Broth, Drizzled with Molasses Balsamic Reduction

Dessert
Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

A gourmet, four-course vegan dinner prepared by our chefs, highlighting the season’s best local produce from Eastern Carolina Organics.