October 2013

Wed
02
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
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Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, October 2nd
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
03
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, October 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM 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
04
Alaffia Empowerment Tour!
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Body
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Alaffia Empowerment Tour!
Friday, October 4th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Whole Body, FREE

Alaffia, a Fair Trade body care company based in Olympia WA, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by sending CEO Olowo-n’djo Tchala on a two month, 8,780 mile, couch surfing tour across the US in a biodiesel van. Come meet Olowo-n’djo Tchala in Whole Body!

Wed
09
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
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Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, October 9th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Wed
09
Fall Harvest with Sally
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Fall Harvest with Sally
Wednesday, October 9th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

A change of season, a change of recipes.  Come learn about what foods to incorporate into your Fall recipe collection, from our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash. Recipes/Tastings will be provided. Apple Fennel Soup, Tomato Bulgur Soup with Warm Spices, Creamy Cashew “Risotto” with Butternut Squash and Warm Heirloom Bean, Squash and Kale Salad. The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
10
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, October 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM 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
10
Pumpkins, Squash and Pears, Oh My
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Pumpkins, Squash and Pears, Oh My
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Join Linda Petursdottir, a Certified Holistic Health Coach, for a special cooking demonstration highlighting the autumn harvest. Bring your appetite and enjoy samples of Spicy Pumpkin Hummus, Roasted Squash and Apple Soup, and Pear Crisp with Candied Ginger. The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

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.

 
Wed
16
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
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Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, October 16th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
17
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, October 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM 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
19
HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Sally cooks delicious Health Starts Here recipes for four people for under $15! Tasting is free, no prior registration required.

Mon
21
Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
Monday, October 21st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash, on a Health Starts Here store tour to learn more about our Health Starts Here approved foods.  A light meal will be provided after the tour.  The tour is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Wed
23
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
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Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, October 23rd
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Wed
23
Knife Skills 101
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Knife Skills 101
Wednesday, October 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Join Sur La Table Chef Ty Gaither as he demonstrates basic as well as advanced knife skills.  A great class for novice or professional.  Recipes/Tastings using the skills from the evening class will also be provided. The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
24
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, October 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM 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
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.

Thu
24
Fats and Oils – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Fats and Oils – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Thursday, October 24th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Confused about Fats and Oils?  How much should you be using?  Are there better oils out there?  If so, join two Healthy Eating Specialists, Pericles Silva from Reston, VA and Sally Lukash from Friendship Heights as they help you navigate the multitude of oils that exist in the aisles. Unsure of what a MUFA, PUFA or SFA are?  Then this class is for you.  This evening class is sure to offer something for everyone.  Lecture as well recipes/tastings will be provided. The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Wed
30
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
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Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, October 30th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
31
Half Pint Kids Club - Healthy Halloween!
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cyprus Room
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Half Pint Kids Club - Healthy Halloween!
Thursday, October 31st
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Happy Halloween! Today we'll be making a delicious Halloween treat using pretzels, cream cheese, raisins and other tasty snack time fare. It's sure to be spider-ific! This class is perfect for kids 2 - 5. We're making our own snack today. The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
31
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, October 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM 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.

Events At Nearby Stores

Half Pint Kids Club: Make Your Own Trail Mix
Wednesday, August 27th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Many of our Half Pint friends will be headed to preschool next week. Join us for a send off celebration by making your own nut-free trail mix for the journey. This class is best for kids 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided.Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Many of our Half Pint friends will be headed to preschool next week. Join us for a send off celebration by making your own nut-free trail mix for the journey. This class is best for kids 2 - 5.

Mini Chef's
Wednesday, August 27th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Vienna Cafe, $5

Summer fun does not have to end! Kid's 2-6 years old can join us in the cafe for a fun craft and/or food activity. RSVP to viennaclasses@wholefoods.com, stop by Customer Service or give us a call at 703-319-2000.

 

We are making some exciting changes to our Jr. Cooking program. Please pre-register for each class and note the $5 charge for provided supplies.

Summer fun does not have to end! Kid's 2-6 years old can join us in the cafe for a fun craft and/or food activity.

Best of Summer Harvest
Wednesday, August 27th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tenleytown, FREE

Corn, tomatoes and summer squash are sprouting up everywhere. If you are looking for some great healthy recipes to use this bountiful harvest stop by for Allison's cooking demos throughout the month of August.

Corn, tomatoes and summer squash are sprouting up everywhere.