February 2013

Fri
01
Michigan Beer Tasting: Dark Horse Brewing Company
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wine and beer bar
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Michigan Beer Tasting: Dark Horse Brewing Company
Friday, February 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wine and beer bar, price varies

The always entertaining Dark Horse Nation will be in the house. Come taste their delicious creations and see what happens...

Sat
02
Crafted at Cranbrook: The Big Game Party!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Crafted at Cranbrook: The Big Game Party!
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cranbrook

Today, we’ll showcase some of our favorite foods for the big game. Stop by the store, enjoy samples and stock up for your party!

Thu
07
Rush Hour Relief: Reds of the Rhone
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: Reds of the Rhone
Thursday, February 7th
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
wine bar, $17

From Syrah in the North to Grenache in the South, the Rhone Valley of France produces some of the most elegant offerings in the World.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Sat
09
Crafted at Cranbrook: Hand-dipped chocolate strawberries
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ bakery
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Crafted at Cranbrook: Hand-dipped chocolate strawberries
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
bakery

 

Pick up your hand-dipped chocolate strawberries – just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Tue
12
Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Chocolate Extravaganza
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Chocolate Extravaganza
Tuesday, February 12th
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
14
Crafted at Cranbrook: Fruit Crème Brulée Tart and Champagne
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wine bar
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Crafted at Cranbrook: Fruit Crème Brulée Tart and Champagne
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wine bar, special pricing

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with dessert and sparkling wine.

 

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sat
16
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan
Saturday, February 16th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cranbrook, Free

 

Join the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan and Whole Foods Market to celebrate the New Year! Students from the Center will perform a lion’s dance, traditional Chinese music, Chinese yo-yo and a ribbon dance. Customers will have an opportunity to try their hand at Chinese calligraphy, traditional paper cutting, and other learning materials.

Thu
21
Rush Hour Relief: White Blends of the US
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: White Blends of the US
Thursday, February 21st
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
wine bar, $17

 

Some of the most interesting and unknown offerings will be highlighted in a fun filled night of white blend tasting.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Thu
21
Whole Foods Market’s Do Something Reel Film Festival presents The Greenhorns
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Ann Arbor
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Whole Foods Market’s Do Something Reel Film Festival presents The Greenhorns
Thursday, February 21st
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Ann Arbor, $5

 

Whole Foods Market kicks off the Local Food Summit with a screening of the acclaimed movie, The Greenhorns which focuses on the new generation of farmers at the heart of the nation’s local food movement. Following the movie, participants can meet with representatives from the Michigan Young Farmers Coalition and enjoy light refreshments from Whole Foods Market. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Slow Food Huron Valley. Tickets are available at the Michigan Theater box office from 7 p.m. on event night. This year’s Local Food Summit :(Re)Imagining a Fair Food System is slated for the following day - Friday, February 22.

 

Whole Foods MArket is a sponsor of the Food Summit on February 22. visit

http://localfoodsummit2013.blogspot.com/p/registration.html for information.

Sat
23
Crafted at Cranbrook: Taco Bar
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cranbrook
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Crafted at Cranbrook: Taco Bar
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cranbrook

 

Enjoy today’s taco bar in the knowledge that all proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation, whose mission is to alleviate poverty in the world. http://wholeplanetfoundation.org/

Sat
23
Irish Soda Bread & Scones
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Irish Soda Bread & Scones
Saturday, February 23rd
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

 

Join Eric for a primer on baking Irish soda bread and scones. Call (734) 977-7500 to register. Space is limited. Call early to confirm your seat.

Wed
27
Bulk Basics: Beans
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Bulk Basics: Beans
Wednesday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

 

We’ll take a tour of our new bulk department and then gather in the Lifestyle Center for an overview on selecting, storing and cooking beans. Susan will cover a variety of different cooking methods and demonstrate a bean stew, a soup, and a dip.

Thu
28
Rush Hour Relief: Celebrate Spain
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ wine bar
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Rush Hour Relief: Celebrate Spain
Thursday, February 28th
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
wine bar, $17

 

Spain is producing some of the best values in the world.  Join us for exploration of our favorites.

Events At Nearby Stores

School Time Lunch Box Tastings
Saturday, August 23rd
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, Free

Visit today and taste your way around the store. Ask about our” Twitter Favorite Lunch Photo” contest that takes place during this event. Visit our special lunch box Health Start Here table.

Visit today and taste your way around the store. Ask about our” Twitter Favorite Lunch Photo” contest that takes place during this event. Visit our special lunch box Health Start Here table.

Cooking with The Whole Foods Market Local Produce at Sur la Table
Tuesday, August 26th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sur la Table, Arbor Hills Shopping Center Across from our store, Class fee: $69

Partnership Event Cooking Class

Eating should start with great ingredients with exceptional flavor, and Whole Foods Market and Sur la Table are joining forces to show you how to create those ideal results with a few dishes that pack a local punch. Learn how easy it is to create delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals using locally grown produce. Head Chef Susan Chagas of  Sur la Table will lead this hands on class in her kitchen in Arbor Hills Shopping Center across from our store. Sign up at Sur la Table on the web.  http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1729227/Fresh+Summer+Dishes+with+Whole+Foods+Market

 

Partnership Event Cooking Class

Big Game Tailgate Tasting
Friday, August 29th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Station, Free

We’ll help get you ready for the first kick off! Check and see what Michael has going on at the tasting station and throughout the store.

 

We’ll help get you ready for the first kick off! Check and see what Michael has going on at the tasting station and throughout the store.