December 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
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
05
Tasting Tour: Lovin' Local
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Tasting Tour: Lovin' Local
Friday, December 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!* The first three Fridays in December, we’ll feature delicious, seasonal samples around the store! Check out the weekly theme to see what we’ll be cooking up! Grab a Tasting Token on your way in, and if your number matches the winning number that evening, you win up to $100 of the groceries in your cart for FREE!*

The tasting theme for Friday, December 5 is "Lovin' Local." Enjoy samples of some of our team members' favorite local products, and experience just how delicious it can be to support local businesses! 

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before the start of the event. Number of tokens is based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm & 7pm on select Friday evenings. Customer with the matching number will be notified during checkout. Customer with the matching number will win items in their cart UP TO $100 for free! Additional purchases cannot be added after winner is notified. Total prize amount will be equivalent to the total value of the order at the time of checkout, ranging between $0.01 - $100. Cannot be transferred, substituted or used at a later date. One token per family/transaction. Customers conducting multiple transactions will only receive one token.

Sat
06
Holiday "Taste Of" Event
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Holiday "Taste Of" Event
Saturday, December 6th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Experience a taste of the Holidays that will help you plan and get excited about feasts to come! Our "Taste of" Event is designed to give you new ideas and inspiration for your holiday meal, as well as give customers a taste of what our Winter Holiday Menu has to offer. You can expect to enjoy:

Seasonal Dinner Salads
Specialty Cheeses and Spreads
Freshly Prepared Appetizers & Mains
Pies, Cakes and Cookies
Holiday Beverages

... and much more! Try a bite of whatever strikes your fancy, and plan your entire holiday meal with Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill! This event is free and open to the public.
 

Tue
09
5% Donation Day to Benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Human Rights Center
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
5% Donation Day to Benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Human Rights Center
Tuesday, December 9th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, our store will donate 5% of our net sales to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Human Rights Center, and local non-profit dedicated to promoting human rights in our communities. All shopping done at our store on this day will benefit the recipient and customers can visit with staff members from the CHCHRC at our store throughout the day. The 5% Donation Day occurs quarterly at our store, and recipients are selected based upon various eligibility requirements, as well as an all team member vote. If you are interested in learning more about 5% Donation Days at Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, please email jessica.nalbone@wholefoods.com

Tue
09
Cheese Nights Demo
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Cheese Nights Demo
Tuesday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Join us for a sampling of some of our finest cheese from the case. Discover a new variety that you love, or get help planning the perfect cheese board for your upcoming holiday party! Free to all customers from 6-7:30pm, just stop by the Specialty Department to join in the fun!

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Fri
12
Tasting Tour: Responsibly Grown Produce
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Tasting Tour: Responsibly Grown Produce
Friday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!* The first three Fridays in December, we’ll feature delicious, seasonal samples around the store! Check out the weekly theme to see what we’ll be cooking up! Grab a Tasting Token on your way in, and if your number matches the winning number that evening, you win up to $100 of the groceries in your cart for FREE!*

The tasting theme for Friday, December 12 is "Responsibly Grown Produce." Munch while you learn about Whole Foods Markets new rating system for fresh produce and flowers, and how it can help you make the best choices as a consumer.

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before the start of the event. Number of tokens is based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm & 7pm on select Friday evenings. Customer with the matching number will be notified during checkout. Customer with the matching number will win items in their cart UP TO $100 for free! Additional purchases cannot be added after winner is notified. Total prize amount will be equivalent to the total value of the order at the time of checkout, ranging between $0.01 - $100. Cannot be transferred, substituted or used at a later date. One token per family/transaction. Customers conducting multiple transactions will only receive one token.

Sat
13
Taste Of Hanukkah
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Taste Of Hanukkah
Saturday, December 13th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Experience a taste of Hanukkah that will help you plan and get excited about the upcoming holidays! This "Taste of" Event is designed to give you new ideas an inspiration for your Hanukkah meals, whether you're doing all the cooking yourself, or ordering through our catering department. We'll have about a dozen small bites for you to sample. Try a bit of whatever strikes your fancy, and plan your entire meal with Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill! This event is free and open to the public.

 

Mon
15
Meet Santa!
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Meet Santa!
Monday, December 15th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

He doesn't just look like the real Santa, he is the real Santa, and he'll be at our store from 3-6pm handing out sweet treats and available for pictures with children. Come visit with the man in red, and tell him just what you're most excited about for Christmas this year! Free and open to all customers. (Milk and cookies accepted, but not required)

Mon
15
Healthy Holiday Swaps Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Healthy Holiday Swaps Class
Monday, December 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Join our Healthy Eating Educator, Jenn Lewis, for a class on how to make your holiday favorites with a healthier twist. Jenn will have samples, recipes and examples of some super simple things you can do to modify foods to make them just a little healthier. This class is FREE but requires pre-registration. Space is limited so sign up today!

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! 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. 

Fri
19
Tasting Tour: Gluten Free
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Tasting Tour: Gluten Free
Friday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!* The first three Fridays in December, we’ll feature delicious, seasonal samples around the store! Check out the weekly theme to see what we’ll be cooking up! Grab a Tasting Token on your way in, and if your number matches the winning number that evening, you win up to $100 of the groceries in your cart for FREE!*

The tasting theme for Friday, December 19 is "Gluten Free." Nosh on some delicious gluten free products from around our store, and bring your burning questions to our resident Gluten Free expert Matthew. 

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before the start of the event. Number of tokens is based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm & 7pm on select Friday evenings. Customer with the matching number will be notified during checkout. Customer with the matching number will win items in their cart UP TO $100 for free! Additional purchases cannot be added after winner is notified. Total prize amount will be equivalent to the total value of the order at the time of checkout, ranging between $0.01 - $100. Cannot be transferred, substituted or used at a later date. One token per family/transaction. Customers conducting multiple transactions will only receive one token

Sun
21
Meet Santa!
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Meet Santa!
Sunday, December 21st
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

He doesn't just look like the real Santa, he is the real Santa, and he'll be at our store from 3-6pm handing out sweet treats and available for pictures with children. Come visit with the man in red, and tell him just what you're most excited about for Christmas this year! Free and open to all customers. (Milk and cookies accepted, but not required)

Wed
24
Christmas Eve (Store Open 7am-6pm)
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Christmas Eve (Store Open 7am-6pm)
Wednesday, December 24th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill

It's Christmas Eve and our store will be open from 7am until 6pm! We will be closed on Christmas Day, and reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014 from 7am until 9pm. We wish you and yours a happy, safe, and warm holiday season! 

Thu
25
Christmas Day! (Store Closed)
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Christmas Day! (Store Closed)
Thursday, December 25th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill

Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill will be closed all day on Thursday, December 25, 2014, in observance of Christmas Day. We will reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 7:00am. We wish you a happy, warm, and safe holiday!

Mon
29
Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
+
-
Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
Monday, December 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Free

As the New Year approaches many of us are looking to start eating cleaner and healthier. This tour will help you get a jump on stocking a healthier pantry while staying within your budget. We will have a tour of the store and you will also go home with a goodie bag full of tips, recipes and some foods to get you started! Pre-registration is required because spaces are limited. Sign up with our Customer Service desk to reserve your spot for this FREE event.

Events At Nearby Stores

Every Tuesday: Pizza and Pints!
Tuesday, December 23rd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3540 Wade Avenue, $2 per slice, $3 per pint

Pizza and Pints! $3.00 pints all day and get $2 cheese or pepperoni slices from 4-6pm.

Pizza and Pints!

Tuesday-U
Tuesday, December 30th
12:00 AM
@ Cooking North Raleigh, Free (or via donation request if applicable)

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Join us on Tuesdays for classes & demonstrations all about FOOD and FUN! Featured experts from the store and community will cover a range of topics from simple cooking techniques to featured flavors to special diet tastings, as well as health, wellness, DIY and everything in between!  Check out our Calendar for featured topics and times!

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Every Tuesday: Pizza and Pints!
Tuesday, December 30th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3540 Wade Avenue, $2 per slice, $3 per pint

Pizza and Pints! $3.00 pints all day and get $2 cheese or pepperoni slices from 4-6pm.

Pizza and Pints!