October 2012

Mon
01
Cans for Camden
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Cans for Camden
Monday, October 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

We will contribute 1% of net sales of canned goods through October 16 to support hunger relief in Camden, NJ through our partnership with the Camden Children’s Garden.

Thu
04
Tasty Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday
Thursday, October 4th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Thu
11
Tasty Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday
Thursday, October 11th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Mon
15
Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
Monday, October 15th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash, on a Health Starts Here™ store tour to learn more about HSH approved foods. Meet at Customer Service, a light meal will be provided after the tour. Class is free, but registration is requested. Please sign up at Customer Service by calling 301-657-1520 or email sally.lukash@wholefoods.com.

Wed
17
Simply Indian – Fall Recipes with Rupen Rao
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Simply Indian – Fall Recipes with Rupen Rao
Wednesday, October 17th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, Free

In this class, Chef Rupen Rao will share his recipes that are fit for cooler seasons. Cooking using a slow cooker can be a hassle free task for many, and in this class, Rupen will do just that. Recipes include: Slow Cooked Lamb & Butternut Stew served with store-bought Naan, Casserole Chicken Biryani and Apple Kheer. Class is free. Prior registration is required, please sign-up at Customer Service or by calling 301-657-1520. 

Thu
18
Half-Pint Kids Club – Apples to Apples
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cyprus Room
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Half-Pint Kids Club – Apples to Apples
Thursday, October 18th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cyprus Room, Free

Applefest is right around the corner! Today we’ll be making our own apple print totes perfect for hauling your harvest from the orchard! Snacks will be served. Perfect for kids ages 2 and up.

Thu
18
Tasty Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday
Thursday, October 18th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Fri
19
Movie Night in the Cafe - Forks Over Knives
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Movie Night in the Cafe - Forks Over Knives
Friday, October 19th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cyprus Room, Free

The feature film Forks Over Knives examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods. Please sign up at Customer Service by calling 301-657-1520 or email sally.lukash@wholefoods.com.

Wed
24
Hearty & Healthy Soups for Autumn with Linda Petursdottir
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Hearty & Healthy Soups for Autumn with Linda Petursdottir
Wednesday, October 24th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Cyprus Room, Free

What meal is more satisfying and nurturing on a cold autumn day than a steaming bowl of homemade soup?  Paired with salad and freshly baked whole grain bread, soup makes a healthy and satisfying meal. You’re invited to an autumn inspired soup cooking class where you'll sample a few marvelous soups, learn about their healthy ingredients, and uncover ways to make your pantry 'soup ready.' Recipes include, curried lentil soup and roasted butternut squash soup with apples and spicy sweet potato soup. Class is free. Prior registration is required, please sign-up at Customer Service or by calling 301-657-1520. 

Thu
25
Tasty Thursday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday
Thursday, October 25th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Sat
27
PCRM - Food for Life: The Cancer Project - Breast and Prostate Cancer
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cyprus Room
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PCRM - Food for Life: The Cancer Project - Breast and Prostate Cancer
Saturday, October 27th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cyprus Room, Free

PCRM instructor Pericles Silva discusses healthy diet choices with a concentration on individuals with breast or prostate cancer. Prior registration is required, please sign-up at Customer Service or by calling 301-657-1520. 

Sat
27
Spooky Applefest!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights
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Spooky Applefest!
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Friendship Heights, Free

Come celebrate apple season and Halloween! Our apples are at the peak of freshness and we’ll be serving them up in all sorts of different recipes throughout the store. We invite all of our neighbors, young and old to dress up in their finest Halloween costumes for trick or treating around the store and other kid friendly activities in the Cyprus Room starting at noon. Prior registration is not required.

Wed
31
Thanksgiving Holiday Table Opens!
10:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Holiday Table
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Thanksgiving Holiday Table Opens!
Wednesday, October 31st
10:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Holiday Table

The Holiday Table is open and ready to take your Thanksgiving Menu orders! From vegan sides to fresh free range birds to a complete organic dinner, we’re making your Thanksgiving prep work easier! Visit us at the Holiday Table, place your order, designate a pick-up day (11/19, 11/20, 11/21) and enjoy your holiday! You can also order online at http://shop.wholefoodsmarket.com/store/default.aspx and choose Friendship Heights as your store.

Events At Nearby Stores

38th Annual Metric Running Festival
Sunday, September 21st
8:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Town Center Lakefront, $65+

Run, play, eat!

Looking to run something longer than a half marathon but shorter than a full? Come run the Metric Marathon! Need a race in the beginning of Autumn and 26.2K is too long? Then come run the relay! The Howard County Striders' 38th Annual Metric Running Festival offers a 26.2km Marathon or 2 x 13.1km Relay. The race takes place Sunday 9/21, 8:15am at the Town Center Lakefront. Enjoy the post-race festival next to the Whole Foods Market store, with brunch sponsored by Whole Foods Market Columbia.

Click here to sign up online through Howard County Striders.

Run, play, eat!

The Great Grape Festival
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storewide, FREE

This afternoon, we’re honoring the plump, juicy, GRAPE! Grapes are classified as either wine grapes or table grapes. So today we’re paying homage to ALL types by sampling everything from grape salad to our favorite fall wines to raisins!  You’ll also get a chance to win a “grape-lovers wine and cheese basket” by correctly guessing the number of raisins in our sample jar.

This afternoon, we’re honoring the plump, juicy, GRAPE! Grapes are classified as either wine grapes or table grapes.

Fall Music Playlist
Sunday, September 21st
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Patio, Free!

Join us as Mixed Business plays onthe patio!

Join us as Mixed Business plays onthe patio!