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

Engine 2 Weekly Meeting
Monday, January 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Want to feel and be healthier with more energy and less medicine? Hippocrates said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."  Engine 2 and Whole Foods Market agrees!  That’s why we are partnering up again with Austin based Engine 2 for their national 28-day Healthy Eating Challenge.

Engine 2 is a plan of action for following-and sticking to-a heart-healthy, mind-healthy, body-healthy, taste bud awakening, and plant strong lifestyle!  The guiding principles are simple: a variety of whole, unprocessed, nutrient dense foods.The challenge is a gradual, detailed, easy to follow program that will enable you to see results. Through attendance at weekly meet-ups and with support from your Healthy Eating Educator Jenn Lewis, you will gain the tools to take back your health!

Get started with an orientation session. Pick ONE event: January 8th 6pm - 7pm OR January 10th 3pm - 4pm. RSVP to confirm attendance with Jenn at jennifer.lewis@wholefoods.com, or at www.chapelhille2.eventbrite.com. At orientation you will learn more about the Engine 2 Challenge, get materials to help you get started on your 28 day journey and take home a "get your engine started" goodie bag! After orientation, weekly meet-ups are from 6pm - 7pm on January 12, 19, 26 and February 2 with a graduation celebration from 6pm - 7pm on February 8.

Want to feel and be healthier with more energy and less medicine?

Tasting Tour & Free Grocery Giveaway!
Tuesday, January 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!* Each Tuesday, we’ll feature delicious, seasonal samples around the store. Check out the weekly theme to see what we’ll be cooking up. Grab a Tasting Token on your way in, and if your number matches the winning number that evening, you win up to $100 of the groceries in your cart for FREE!*

The tasting theme for Tuesday, January 27 is "Frozen Feasts." We all love eating what's fresh and bountiful during the warmer months, but in the winter, frozen foods that are packaged at the peak of their flavor and freshness can be a great alternative! Let our demo team show you how frozen foods can take center stage on your dinner table and still taste like a fresh feast!

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before the start of the event. Number of tokens is based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm & 7pm on select 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.

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!* Each Tuesday, we’ll feature delicious, seasonal samples around the store.

Tuesday-U
Tuesday, January 27th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
@ Cooking North Raleigh, Free (or via donation request if applicable)

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Join us on Tuesdays for classes & demonstrations all about FOOD and FUN! Featured experts from the store and community will cover a range of topics from simple cooking techniques to featured flavors to special diet tastings, as well as health, wellness, DIY and everything in between!  Check out our Calendar for featured topics and times!

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!