October 2013

Wed
02
Wellness Wednesdays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ By the Soup Bar
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Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
By the Soup Bar

Each Wednesday, join April, Healthy Eating Specialist, for a fast, easy and nutritious lunch made just for you!  Each week she'll cook up something different with a variety of healthful ingredients for you to choose from as she creates your lunch in front of you.  Find April in the Prepared Foods Department near the soup bar.

Thu
03
Vegan First Thursday: Hosting a Pumpkin Party!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Vegan First Thursday: Hosting a Pumpkin Party!
Thursday, October 3rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

When the weather begins to change, we turn our attention to parties, costumes and all things pumpkin!  Join us as we discuss not only delicious pumpkin-inspired foods (and recipes and samples), perfect for any party, but also using pumpkins to decorate your house for the fall seaon and seasonally-inspired parties.  Whole Foods Market Chagrin's own artist, Nikki, will join us to show you how to use your artistic eye to create beautiful pumpkin and floral centerpieces customized to your space.  Call 216.464.9403 to reserve your seat as space is limited.

Fri
04
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, October 4th
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
05
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, October 5th
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
05
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, October 5th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.  Please register by calling 216.464.9403.

Sun
06
Half Pints Club: Elegant Owls!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Club: Elegant Owls!
Sunday, October 6th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Nights are getting longer giving the nocturnal creatures more time to play!  Join Hillary and other Half Pints (those 12 and under) as we create felt owl sculptures and talk about the life and habits of owls.

Wed
09
Wellness Wednesdays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ By the Soup Bar
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Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
By the Soup Bar

Each Wednesday, join April, Healthy Eating Specialist, for a fast, easy and nutritious lunch made just for you!  Each week she'll cook up something different with a variety of healthful ingredients for you to choose from as she creates your lunch in front of you.  Find April in the Prepared Foods Department near the soup bar.

Thu
10
DIY Thanksgiving Place Settings
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ At the Holiday Table
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DIY Thanksgiving Place Settings
Thursday, October 10th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
At the Holiday Table, FREE!

Join one of our in-store artists, Nikki, as she shows you how to make lovely fresh herb table place settings.  They're lovely, all-natural, and the perfect addition to your holiday table!  No need to sign up.  Just stop by and learn.

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.

 
Fri
11
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, October 11th
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
12
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, October 12th
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
12
Beer and Cheese Pairing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Beer and Cheese Pairing
Saturday, October 12th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, 25 cents for beer samples

October is a great time to celebrate the luscious pairing options available with beer and cheese!  Join us for a tasting of some of our favorite combinations any time from 2-4pm.  

Sun
13
Savor the Season
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ In the Bulk Cooking Area
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Savor the Season
Sunday, October 13th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In the Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

Join Hillary as she showcases seasonal dishes that are fun, easy and enjoyable.  Stop by and try her meal options and pick up recipes and helpful shopping lists, too!

Sun
13
Half Pints Sundays: Lavish Leaves
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Lavish Leaves
Sunday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Ohio has bragging rights to some of the best foliage to the country!  Join Hillary and the Half Pints (those 12 and under) as we create crafts with leaves worthy of bragging.

Mon
14
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Monday, October 14th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

If you find our bulk department curious, intriguing or intimidating, this class is for you!  Join Hillary twice a month as she outlines a variety of unique and fun items from our Bulk Cooking area.  She'll create recipes and give out samples!  No need to sign up.  Just show up and enjoy the experience!

Tue
15
Healthy Eating on a Budget
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on a Budget
Tuesday, October 15th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

Join April, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for some of her best tips to help you eat better with any budget.  She'll inspire you to try new ways of shopping and cooking that support healthy eating for whole families.  This class is free but we ask that you call 216.464.9403 to register.

Thu
17
Healthy and Hot: Hydration for Fall
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Bulk Cooking Area
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Healthy and Hot: Hydration for Fall
Thursday, October 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

Drop by our bulk section and join April, Healthy Eating Specialist, as she shares some of her favorite recipes that will warm up even the chilliest autumn night.  Stop by for free samples any time during the demo.  No registration required.

Fri
18
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, October 18th
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
19
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, October 19th
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
19
Foods for Thought
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Foods for Thought
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Join Hillary once a month as she showcases products that our Team Members love and that align with our Core Values!  Each month, our Team Members are asked to nominate their favorite products.  So stop by to find out which products make the cut (and create change)!

Sun
20
Half Pints Sundays: Paint a Pumpkin!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Paint a Pumpkin!
Sunday, October 20th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Decorating pumpkins is a favorite fall tradition at Whole Foods Market Chagrin.  Join Hillary and the Half Pints (those ages 12 and under) to pick your very own pumpkin and decorate it to your liking.  

Wed
23
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Wednesday, October 23rd
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.  Please register by calling 216.464.9403.

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
Savory and Sweet: Squash Secrets
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Bulk Cooking Area
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Savory and Sweet: Squash Secrets
Thursday, October 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

Looking for some ideas on how to enjoy the season's most versatile veggie?  Join April in our bulk section to check out a few of her best tips and tricks and enjoy the wide range of flavors of winter squash.  Free and no registration required!

Fri
25
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, October 25th
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
26
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, October 26th
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
26
Trick or Treat!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Trick or Treat!
Saturday, October 26th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, FREE!

If you have ever wished that your neighbors shopped at Whole Foods Market for their treats, than this event is for you!  Bring the 12 and under crowd to a safe, fun event with arts and craft activities and a storewide trick or treat.  Dress in costume and receive a goody bag and join in the costume parade at 2pm!  

Sun
27
Half Pints Sundays: Happy Halloween!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Happy Halloween!
Sunday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

A favorite of kids and adults alike, Halloween is full of tricks and treats.  Join Hillary and the Half Pints (those 12 and under) to create some spook-tacular crafts and enjoy a few treats along the way.

Mon
28
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ In the Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Monday, October 28th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
In the Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

If you find our bulk department curious, intriguing or intimidating, this class is for you!  Join Hillary twice a month as she outlines a variety of unique and fun items from our Bulk Cooking area.  She'll create recipes and give out samples!  No need to sign up.  Just show up and enjoy the experience!

Events At Nearby Stores

The Daily Dish Saturday: Chicken and Waffles
Saturday, August 30th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Bakery, $6.99

Every day of the week, we offer you something unique, handmade and delicious.  Every Saturday in July, we'll offer freshly made chicken and waffles for only $6 from noon to 2pm.  Stop by our Bakery department where we'll be making them to go.

Every day of the week, we offer you something unique, handmade and delicious.  Every Saturday in July, we'll offer freshly made chicken and waffles for only $6 from noon to 2pm.  Stop by our Baker

The Daily Dish Sunday: Grilled Corn on the Cob
Sunday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Garden Center, $1

Every day of the week, we offer you something unique, handmade and delicious.  Every Sunday in July, we'll Grilled Corn on the Cob for only $1 from noon to 2pm.  Stop by our patio where we'll be making them to go.

Every day of the week, we offer you something unique, handmade and delicious.  Every Sunday in July, we'll Grilled Corn on the Cob for only $1 from noon to 2pm.  Stop by our patio where we'll be m

Exotic Edibles
Sunday, August 31st
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In the Produce Department, FREE!

Our Produce department is a world of delicious variety including seasonal specialties, international delicacies, and a little of the unexpected.  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Maggie, each Sunday in July for a taste of a recipe prepared using one of our more exotic edibles and expand your food horizons! 

Our Produce department is a world of delicious variety including seasonal specialties, international delicacies, and a little of the unexpected.  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Maggie, each S