December 2014

Tue
02
Beauty from the Inside, Out
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Beauty from the Inside, Out
Tuesday, December 2nd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Have you heard the news?  Our resident Whole Body rock star, Angelita, is moving to our new Streeterville location!  But don’t worry; she’s headlining one last class before she goes.  Spend some time with her to learn about protecting and maintaining healthy hair and skin with supplements and nutrition. Vendors from our Whole Body Department will be around after class if you have any specific questions regarding their products. To save your spot, email melissa.franada@wholefoods.com

Thu
04
Beauty from the Outside, In
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Beauty from the Outside, In
Thursday, December 4th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

You’ve made it through one of the most major holidays of year.  Now, it’s time to take a breather and relax before you go head first into few weeks of sharing the cheer.  Join us in the Whole Body Department to chat with vendors and enjoy active demonstrations.  You’ll leave rejuvenated, ready to look and feel your best for all of your holiday get-togethers! The first 25 customers to RSVP will get a great swag bag.  Email melissa.franada@wholefoods.com to secure your spot.

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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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
Whisky & Winter Gifts
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Whisky & Winter Gifts
Friday, December 5th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, $5 Donation

Join our Event Specialist, Melissa, for a whiskey tasting paired with some super-easy DIY holiday gift ideas! Space is limited, so please contact melissa.franada@wholefoods.com. When you reserve your spot, you’ll be entered to win holiday gifts and tasty food pairings to go along with the whiskey spread.

Sun
07
Whole Foods Market Gingerbread Neighborhood!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Whole Foods Market Gingerbread Neighborhood!
Sunday, December 7th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Our Departments have created their own gingerbread houses for you to judge.  With your vote, you’ll be entered to win your own gingerbread house kit with all of the fixings.

Mon
08
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Monday, December 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Tue
09
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Tuesday, December 9th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Tue
09
Cheese Nights: Party Perfect Cheese Plates
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Cheese Nights: Party Perfect Cheese Plates
Tuesday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Let's be honest, no holiday celebration is complete without cheese.  Taste your way through the hidden treasures of our Specialty Department with our Certified Cheese Professional, Stacey.  You'll leave with a full belly and tons of ideas to create the ultimate cheese plate this holiday season.  No RSVP required.

Tue
09
That’s the Spirit! Tasting and Make & Take
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Local Goods Chicago
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That’s the Spirit! Tasting and Make & Take
Tuesday, December 9th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Local Goods Chicago, $5

Cheers!  Let us show you how we mix and mingle the bright colors and flavors of fresh juices for merry-making cocktails.  You’ll end the night with some quality craft time with Local Goods Chicago.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing Tuesday@LocalGoodsChicago.com

Tue
09
That’s the Spirit! Tasting and Make & Take
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Local Goods Chicago
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That’s the Spirit! Tasting and Make & Take
Tuesday, December 9th
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local Goods Chicago, $5

Cheers!  Let us show you how we mix and mingle the bright colors and flavors of fresh juices for merry-making cocktails.  You’ll end the night with some quality craft time with Local Goods Chicago.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing Tuesday@LocalGoodsChicago.com

Wed
10
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Wednesday, December 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Wed
10
Dark Beers and DIY Gifts
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Dark Beers and DIY Gifts
Wednesday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, $5 Donation

Join our Event Specialist, Melissa, for a sampling of our favorite dark beers and super-easy DIY gift ideas.  Space is limited, so please contact melissa.franada@wholefoods.com to save your spot.  When you RSVP, you’ll be entered to win holiday gifts and tasty food pairings to go along with a dark beer flight. 

Thu
11
5% Community Support Day: Chicago Children’s Choir
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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5% Community Support Day: Chicago Children’s Choir
Thursday, December 11th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Shop with us on December 11, and we’ll donate 5% of your purchase to Chicago Children’s Choir. Serving nearly 4,000 children each year, the Chicago Children’s Choir empowers young singers to bridge cultural divides and become ambassadors of peace in their communities through music. To learn more go to www.ccchoir.org

Thu
11
Chicago Children’s Choir Holiday Performance
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Chicago Children’s Choir Holiday Performance
Thursday, December 11th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Celebrate the season with a special performance by the Chicago Children’s Choir.  We’ll have hot cider and festive refreshments to keep you warm and cozy.  We will also be donating 5% of our net sales for the day, so stock up on holiday essentials to help share the cheer.  

Thu
11
Holiday Gift Wrapping
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Holiday Gift Wrapping
Thursday, December 11th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Do you have a never ending to-do list?  Or picking up a few to many last minute gifts?  We’re here to make your holiday season sweet and easy.  Swing by our complimentary gift wrapping station with your purchase and we’ll take care of the rest. 4 gift maximum per customer. Some exclusions may apply.  See a Customer Service Team Member for details.

Thu
11
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Thursday, December 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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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.

Thu
11
Chicago Children’s Choir Holiday Performance
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Chicago Children’s Choir Holiday Performance
Thursday, December 11th
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Celebrate the season with a special performance by the Chicago Children’s Choir.  We’ll have hot cider and festive refreshments to keep you warm and cozy.  We will also be donating 5% of our net sales for the day, so stock up on holiday essentials to help share the cheer.  

Thu
11
Holiday Gift Wrapping
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Holiday Gift Wrapping
Thursday, December 11th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Do you have a never ending to-do list?  Or picking up a few to many last minute gifts?  We’re here to make your holiday season sweet and easy.  Swing by our complimentary gift wrapping station with your purchase and we’ll take care of the rest. 4 gift maximum per customer. Some exclusions may apply. See a Customer Service Team Member for details.

Fri
12
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Friday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Sat
13
Gingerbread House Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 13th
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, $19.99

Celebrate the classic holiday tradition of decorating a gingerbread house, and let us clean up the mess. We’ll provide the house, icing, decorative candy, and festive refreshments. You bring the creativity.  All ages are welcome to join.  Space is limited, so please mail melissa.franada@wholefoods.com

Sat
13
A Taste of the Holidays
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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A Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 13th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Creating memorable holiday meals is easier than you think.  Entertain with ease this holiday season and let us help make your Thanksgiving the perfect feast for everyone.  Come sample items from our holiday catering menu and then some.  Don’t forget to stop by our Holiday Table to place your order.

Sun
14
A Taste of the Holidays
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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A Taste of the Holidays
Sunday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Creating memorable holiday meals is easier than you think.  Entertain with ease this holiday season and let us help make your Thanksgiving the perfect feast for everyone.  Come sample items from our holiday catering menu and then some.  Don’t forget to stop by our Holiday Table to place your order.

Mon
15
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Monday, December 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Tue
16
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Tuesday, December 16th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Wed
17
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Wednesday, December 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Thu
18
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Thursday, December 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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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
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Friday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Fri
19
Creating Your Cocktail Party!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Creating Your Cocktail Party!
Friday, December 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Are you hosting one last party this holiday season? Or already thinking about ringing in the New Year?  Join our Event Specialist, Melissa, as she shows you simple recipes for cocktails and appetizers that you’ll easily be able to recreate at home.  Space is limited, so please contact melissa.franada@wholefoods.com to save your spot.  When you RSVP, you’ll be entered to win some of the featured ingredients and ready-to-go items that will take your holidays to epic levels.

Sat
20
Holiday Gift Wrapping
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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Holiday Gift Wrapping
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Do you have a never ending to-do list?  Or picking up a few to many last minute gifts?  We’re here to make your holiday season sweet and easy.  Swing by our complimentary gift wrapping station with your purchase and we’ll take care of the rest. 4 gift maximum per customer.  Some exclusions may apply.  See Customer Service Team Member for details.

Mon
22
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Monday, December 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Tue
23
12 Beers of Christmas
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sauganash
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12 Beers of Christmas
Tuesday, December 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Events At Nearby Stores

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, December 25th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

LifeSource Blood Drive
Saturday, December 27th
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Parking lot - LifeSource Donor Coach, Free

       LifeSource Blood Drive

Saturday, December 27, 2014

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Whole Foods Market Schaumburg parking lot, at the LifeSource Donor Coach

To schedule your appointment please contact LifeSource

877-543-3768 or www.lifesource.org using Group Code 422B.

LIFESOURCE Holiday Promotion

ALL PRESENTING DONORS WILL RECEIVE A $10 Whole Foods Gift Card

Appointments Recommended. Walk-Ins Welcome.

CANCER RESTRICTIONS, DIABETES, AND TATTOO LAWS HAVE BEEN UPDATED SO YOU MAY BE NEWLY

ELIGIBLE! CALL FOR DETAILS! FREE Cholesterol Screening and FREE Blood Typing!

Promotion runs Saturday, December 27, 2014. All participating donors at this drive will receive a $10 Whole Foods Gift Card. Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and not redeemable for cash. One $10 Whole Foods Gift Card per person. ITxM employees and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law. Prizes available while supplies last.       

     

Fondue & Champagne
Saturday, December 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, South Loop, Free

Get ready for a sparkly New Year’s Eve with the best sparklers and fondue! We’ll be sampling our tasty fondue with our favorite sparkling wines and champagnes in the Specialty Department. Cost: Free

Get ready for a sparkly New Year’s Eve with the best sparklers and fondue! We’ll be sampling our tasty fondue with our favorite sparkling wines and champagnes in the Specialty Department.