December 2012

Sun
02
Whole Body Holiday Kick-Off
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Whole Body Holiday Kick-Off
Sunday, December 2nd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Whole Foods Market’s whole body department has many great gift-giving and holiday ideas. Team members are on hand to help with seasonal gift ideas. An Aura Cacia representative will show how easy it is to make your own holiday air fresheners and aromas featuring pure essential oils. A representative from Gabriel Cosmetics will demonstrate their line of products, and more.

Sun
02
Hanukkah Tasting
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Hanukkah Tasting
Sunday, December 2nd
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cranbrook, Free

This afternoon we’ll be sampling favorite dishes from our Hanukkah prepared foods menu. Our Holiday Table team members will be on hand to assist shoppers both in placing holiday orders and offering menu suggestions.

Wed
05
Health Starts Here: Health Promoting Strategies for the Holiday Season
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here: Health Promoting Strategies for the Holiday Season
Wednesday, December 5th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

Join Susan for recipe demonstrations, great food, health promoting tips, a holiday-survival goodie bag and more. To register, call (734) 997-7500 or stop by the customer service desk. Space is limited. Please register early to guarantee your seat.

Sat
08
Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
Saturday, December 8th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $19.99 per house (includes frosted gingerbread house and candy)

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition this afternoon at Whole Foods Market. We’ll provide the frosted gingerbread house, candy and some help from our bakery pros, you bring the creativity! All ages are welcome; pre-registration is required. To secure your seat, please stop by the Whole Foods Market customer service desk, or call (734) 997-7500.

Sat
08
Boy Choir of Ann Arbor
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Boy Choir of Ann Arbor
Saturday, December 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cranbrook, Free

Enjoy a holiday-themed choral music performance given by musically talented boys from the greater Ann Arbor area.

Tue
11
Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Vegan Finger Foods and Vegan Desserts
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Vegan Finger Foods and Vegan Desserts
Tuesday, December 11th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

VegMichigan is the state’s largest vegetarian organization, and we are thrilled to host them in our Lifestyle Center. This month, join Russ and Dana as they demonstrate a variety of vegan recipes.  For information about VegMichigan, visit http://vegmichigan.org/index.html To register, call (734) 997-7500 or stop by the customer service desk. Space is limited. Please register early to guarantee your seat.

Thu
13
Rush Hour Relief: Robust Winter Reds with Caviar
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ at the wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: Robust Winter Reds with Caviar
Thursday, December 13th
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at the wine bar, $25

Join us this evening as our experts lead an exploration of wine paired with caviar. Please register in advance by calling (734) 997-7500 or visiting the customer service desk. Please register by December 11 at 5pm.

Thu
13
Seafood Appetizers and Platters for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Seafood Appetizers and Platters for the Holidays
Thursday, December 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Laura will share some holiday favorites! Recipes and samples are included. To register, call (734) 997-7500 or stop by the customer service desk. Space is limited. Please register early to guarantee your seat.

Fri
14
Michigan Beer Tasting: Bell's Brewing Company
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ at the bar
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Michigan Beer Tasting: Bell's Brewing Company
Friday, December 14th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
at the bar, price varies

A representative from the brewery will be on hand to answer your questions.

Sat
15
Citrus Showdown: A Battle of Epic Flavor
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Produce department
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Citrus Showdown: A Battle of Epic Flavor
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Produce department, Free

Which citrus has the a-peel to make crowds go wild? You decide! Join Alsan in our produce department for a taste test featuring two of our citrus favorites - satsumas and clementines – in a battle for flavor. Which will you choose? Satsuma, clementine, or both? Vote your favorite for a chance to win five pounds of the citrus of your choice – clementines or satsumas.

Sat
15
Crab Cracking
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Crab Cracking
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Seafood Department

Seafood team members are ready to clean crabs to order during this special sale event.

 

Sat
15
Holiday Tasting
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Holiday Tasting
Saturday, December 15th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cranbrook, Free

This afternoon we’ll be sampling some favorite dishes from our holiday prepared foods menu. Our Holiday Table team members will be on hand to assist shoppers both in placing holiday orders and offering menu suggestions.

Sat
15
Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
Saturday, December 15th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $19.99 per house (includes frosted gingerbread house and candy)

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition this afternoon at Whole Foods Market. We’ll provide the frosted gingerbread house, candy and some help from our bakery pros, you bring the creativity! All ages are welcome; pre-registration is required. To secure your seat, please stop by the Whole Foods Market customer service desk, or call (734) 997-7500.

Thu
20
Rush Hour Relief: Christmas Wines
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ at the wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: Christmas Wines
Thursday, December 20th
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at the wine bar, $17

Join us each Thursday evening as our experts lead an exploration of wine, cheese and appetizers.

 

Fri
21
Gingerbread House Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Friday, December 21st
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $19.99 includes all supplies

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition this afternoon at Whole Foods Market. We’ll provide the frosted gingerbread house, candy and some help from our bakery pros, you bring the creativity! All ages are welcome; pre-registration is required. To secure your seat, please stop by the Whole Foods Market customer service desk, or call (734) 997-7500.

Thu
27
Rush Hour Relief: Sparkling Wines, Champagnes, Oysters and Cheese to Ring in 2013
5:45 PM - 8:30 PM @ at the wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: Sparkling Wines, Champagnes, Oysters and Cheese to Ring in 2013
Thursday, December 27th
5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
at the wine bar, $19

Join us this evening as we begin to celebrate the coming New Year.

Events At Nearby Stores

Cheese Night: Sustainable Cheeses
Tuesday, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bleachers Taproom, Free

Join our resident Cheese Wizard Michael in Bleachers Taproom for a taste tour of some sustainably produced cheeses. Beer and Wine are available for purchase at the bar. Michael will have reserved seating set up for attendees.

Join our resident Cheese Wizard Michael in Bleachers Taproom for a taste tour of some sustainably produced cheeses. Beer and Wine are available for purchase at the bar.

Wolverine Brewing Tap Takeover in Bleachers Taproom
Monday, April 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bleachers Taproom,

Bleachers has 12 taps and local Wolverine Brewing  will be here taking over several. Meet some Wolverine Staff and get a taste of what’s new at Wolverine.

Bleachers has 12 taps and local Wolverine Brewing  will be here taking over several. Meet some Wolverine Staff and get a taste of what’s new at Wolverine.

Bleachers Taproom Board Third Thursday Gaming Night with host Donn Strooud
Thursday, April 16th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bleachers Taproom,

Third Thursday Game Night was a blast last month!  Join the fun. Hang out, meet other gamers and play Incan Gold, For Sale, Eggs and Empires, and other light filler games with Donn Stroud. You are welcome to bring you own games, too.

Third Thursday Game Night was a blast last month!  Join the fun. Hang out, meet other gamers and play Incan Gold, For Sale, Eggs and Empires, and other light filler games with Donn Stroud.