December 2012

Sat
01
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, December 1st
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Fri
07
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, December 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
08
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, December 8th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Sat
08
December Holiday Tasting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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December Holiday Tasting
Saturday, December 8th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, FREE!

 The month of December is full of holiday parties, dinners and more!  Join us for a tasting of our holiday meal offerings and sample holiday meal options, appetizers, wines, and more.

Sun
09
Twinkle Toes Pajama Party and Book Signing
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Twinkle Toes Pajama Party and Book Signing
Sunday, December 9th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Join the Half Pints for a fun afternoon of stories and snacks while we read the story, "Twinkle Toes" by Donna Scott Nusrala.  We encourage all children to dress up in their favorite pajamas and enjoy breakfast snacks!  Plus, we'll be joined by the author.  Bring your book or purchase one at the store in order to have a signed copy!

Thu
13
5% Day to Benefit The Cleveland Foodbank
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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5% Day to Benefit The Cleveland Foodbank
Thursday, December 13th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Please join us on Thursday, December 13 when 5% of our sales will benefit The Cleveland Foodbank.  

Fri
14
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, December 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
15
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Fri
21
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, December 21st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
22
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, December 22nd
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Fri
28
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, December 28th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
29
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, December 29th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Events At Nearby Stores

Thai Cooking Class to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation
Monday, March 30th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Cafe, $5

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, April, and our Customer Service Team Leader, Judy, for a taste of traditional Thai food!  The class benefits the Whole Planet Foundation and helps us provide microloans to small business owners in impoverished communities.  For more information, visit www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, April, and our Customer Service Team Leader, Judy, for a taste of traditional Thai food!

Healthy Eating Office Hours with April, Healthy Eating Specialist
Tuesday, March 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Osteria, Free

Join April, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for fun, informative and tasty ways to take on your toughest healthy eating challenges and connect to create a  passion for eating well. Each Tuesday from 5-7 p.m., she’ll be available to offer her support and guidance to put you on the road to eating well. To make an appointment for your own complimentary twenty minute personalized consultation, send an email to April.Arotin@wholefoods.com.

Join April, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for fun, informative and tasty ways to take on your toughest healthy eating challenges and connect to create a  passion for eating well.

Cheese Nights: Sustainable Cheeses
Tuesday, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Cheese Department, FREE!

Old world, new world, smelly or mild... cheese gives us much pleasure.  But when is the last time you chose a cheese based on what that cheese gives back?  We feature a miriad of products storewide that give back to the community, to workers, or to the environment.  Join us to learn a little about what cheesemakers are doing and how their making their practices more environmentally sustainable!  Our Certified Cheese Professional, Jim, will offer samples and information.  Call 216.932.3918 to reserve your space.

Old world, new world, smelly or mild... cheese gives us much pleasure.  But when is the last time you chose a cheese based on what that cheese gives back?