December 2013

Sun
01
Feed4More!
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Feed4More!
Sunday, December 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
WFM Friendship Heights, $10/bag

As part of our commitment to support our community this holiday season, we are rolling out Feed4More! Purchase a $10 bag (flat charge/tax is included) filled with grocery staples that will be donated to Manna Food Center, fighting hunger and feeding hope in Montgomery County.

Wed
04
5% Day for DC Diaper Bank
12:00 AM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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5% Day for DC Diaper Bank
Wednesday, December 4th
12:00 AM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Today only, 5% of our net sales will go to the DC Diaper Bank. The DC Diaper Bank works to strengthen families by providing a reliable and adequate supply of free diapers to families in need living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  Just $12 enables the DC Diaper Bank to buy almost 100 diapers, enough to keep one baby freshly pampered for two weeks. Shop big with us all day on 12/4 and help babies in our area stay healthy, fresh and clean this Holiday season and beyond!

Wed
04
Half Pint Kids Club: Ornament Making
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Half Pint Kids Club: Ornament Making
Wednesday, December 4th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Celebrate the festive season by creating your own ornament! Snacks will be provided. This class is perfect for kids 2 – 5. The class is free, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
05
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, December 5th
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
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
12
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, December 12th
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
12
Wholesome Holiday Desserts
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Wholesome Holiday Desserts
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Join Linda Petursdottir, a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Coach for a cooking demo and sampling on Wholesome Holiday Desserts. She believes that when we eat really healthy, desserts and sweets in moderation have their place and should be enjoyed thoroughly. The key is to learn how you can make the most amazing deserts and treats using real and wholesome ingredients. This includes alternative sweeteners and whole grain flours as opposed to refined white sugar and white flour. You will enjoy a sampling of her favorite holiday treats and you will leave feeling inspired to make your own favorite dessert recipes using healthier ingredient. On the menu are raw chocolate walnut macaroons, crustless pumpkin pie, and pecan jingle bell bars. The class is free, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
13
Holiday Table Opens!
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Holiday Table Opens!
Friday, December 13th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Are you hosting or attending a Holiday party and/or New Year’s Eve bashes? We’ve got your backs and your sides this December with our Entertaining Menu. Place your order at the Holiday Table or online (we need 48 hour advance notice) and enjoy your holiday! Order Online - http://wholefoodsmarket.com/online-ordering and choose Friendship Heights as your store.

Sat
14
DIY - Joy Bean Candle Jars
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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DIY - Joy Bean Candle Jars
Saturday, December 14th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Raid the pantry for a simple seasonal décor that will last well beyond the holidays.  Join our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash, as she shows you how to make a Do It Yourself (DIY) gift to give to family and friends, using basic pantry staples.  This is a FREE event, no prior registration is required.

Wed
18
Elegant and Easy Entertaining!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
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Elegant and Easy Entertaining!
Wednesday, December 18th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, FREE

Holidays are a time for sharing with family and friends.  Join our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash, as she shows you how to prepare a variety of recipes to ease into entertaining during the holiday season.  Recipes that will be presented are:  Almond Oatmeal Nog, Coconut Cashew Snow Balls, Cocoa-Oat Truffles, Nutty Red Pepper and Basil Dip, Curried Artichoke Dip, Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms, Cranberry Almond Cheesecake with Toffee Drizzle.  The class is FREE, prior registration is required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Thu
19
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, December 19th
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
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
26
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
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Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, December 26th
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
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Free Lakefront Yoga & Breakfast
Saturday, September 20th
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Columbia, Free

Stretch your spirit, mind and body at Lakefront Yoga!

Whole Foods Market and Haven on the Lake are teaming up to host lakefront yoga. We will gather on the lakefront grassy area next to Whole Foods Market (left side when facing the store) to enjoy a FREE all-level outdoor yoga practice led by a Haven on the Lake instructor, 9-10am.  A light, healthy breakfast will be served to participants in the Whole Foods Market café, 10-10:30am. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+

SOLD OUT
Thank you for the unbelievable community support of this event!

Stretch your spirit, mind and body at Lakefront Yoga!

Grape Jam: a KIDS Cooking Class
Saturday, September 20th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
P Street Whole Foods Market, $5 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Join Chef Ebeth for a hands on cooking class for kids and their parents.

For ages 3 and up. $5 contribution to Whole Kids Foundation. 

Classes every 30 minutes: 10 am, 10:30 am, 11am.,11:30 am & 12 pm

Sign up required by sending an email to: elizabeth.johnson@wholefoods.com

Join Chef Ebeth for a hands on cooking class for kids and their parents.

For ages 3 and up. $5 contribution to Whole Kids Foundation. 

Fall Music Playlist
Saturday, September 20th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fair Lakes, Free!

Join us as Pressing Strings plays on the patio!

Join us as Pressing Strings plays on the patio!