February 2014

Sat
01
Big Game Party Ideas!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ store-wide
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Big Game Party Ideas!
Saturday, February 1st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
store-wide, free

Today, we’ll showcase some of our favorite foods for the big game. Stop by the store, enjoy samples and pick up recipes.

Sat
01
Ann Arbor Folk Festival
6:30 PM @ The Ark, Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor Folk Festival
Saturday, February 1st
6:30 PM
The Ark, Ann Arbor, Admission

Get ready to Find Your Folk! This annual Festival is a fundraiser for The Ark, and returns with two dynamic and different nights of folk and roots music.  Each night includes a blend of well-known and up-and-coming artists, providing an opportunity to hear artists we all know and love, while discovering great new talent. For ticket information, visit http://a2ark.org/

 

Sat
08
Love Your Face
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ whole body departmnet
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Love Your Face
Saturday, February 8th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
whole body departmnet

Shop Whole Body February 7-9 for 25% off all facial care products. Stop by this afternoon and let us share samples and make recommendations.

Sun
09
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ store-wide
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Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan
Sunday, February 9th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
store-wide, 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.

Tue
11
Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Soul Food
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Soul Food
Tuesday, February 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.

Fri
14
Valentine's Day: Bubbles & Brie
4:30 PM @ wine bar
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Valentine's Day: Bubbles & Brie
Friday, February 14th
4:30 PM
wine bar

Bring your sweetheart to our bar for champagne/sparkling wine and brie! Local songwriter/performer Spencer Michaud (http://www.spencermichaud.com/) will entertain until 6:30 pm.

Sat
15
Health Starts Here Store Tour
10:00 AM @ store
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Saturday, February 15th
10:00 AM
store, free

 

Shoppers looking for healthy eating tips, recipes and information are invited to participate in a Whole Foods Market Health Starts Here store tour. Led by a tour guide, shoppers can taste nourishing foods in each department and learn how a few simple dietary changes can impact lifelong health. Each participant will receive a package of healthy eating information.

Tue
18
Cheese Night: Bloom Rind Cheeses
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ wine bar
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Cheese Night: Bloom Rind Cheeses
Tuesday, February 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
wine bar, free

Tonya, certified as a cheese professional by the American Cheese Society, will share her extensive knowledge on various brie and triple cream cheeses. Samples will be available.

Wed
19
Pints for the Planet
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ wine bar
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Pints for the Planet
Wednesday, February 19th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
wine bar, $5, $4

Donate all day with Founders all-day IPA! $5 buys you a pint of beer with a “drink locally” beer glass. $4 buys you a pint of beer. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation (http://wholeplanetfoundation.org/), whose mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities worldwide. While supplies last!

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
25
Mini Tap Takeover: Sierra Nevada Brewing
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ wine bar
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Mini Tap Takeover: Sierra Nevada Brewing
Tuesday, February 25th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
wine bar, price varies

Four taps to choose from!

Price varies.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Cherry Fest Event
Saturday, July 12th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, Free

 

Saturday, July 12

Cherry Fest Event,

1p-4p, Free

 

Join us celebrating this season’s cherries! We will be highlighting tasty products, recipes, of course, fresh local cherries today at Cherry Fest. (Local cherries should be in, but it is all up to Momma Nature!)

 

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1p-4p, Free

 

Join us celebrating this season’s cherries! We will be highlighting tasty products, recipes, of course, fresh local cherries today at Cherry Fest. (Local cherries should be in, but it is all up to Momma Nature!)

 

 

Saturday, July 12

Cherry Fest Event,

1p-4p, Free

 

The Townie Street Party
Monday, July 14th
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Ingalls Mall, Washington Street between Thayer and Fletcher, Downtown Ann Arbor, Free

Come visit our booth and become part of the” Local Veggie Family” with a special photo set! The Townie Street Party, now in its 10th year, is a kick-off to Art Fair week in Ann Arbor and a fundraising event for the educational and community outreach activities of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair – the Original, a 501(3) non-profit arts organization.  Taking place on Monday, July, 14th from 5:00 – 9:30 p.m., the Townie Party celebrates all things local and is our way of thanking Ann Arbor residents for so graciously hosting the Ann Arbor Art Fair each year.  The Townie Party offers a fun-filled evening for the whole family where visitors can enjoy terrific music by some of the area’s most well-known bands; grab a bite of Townie grub; enjoy a brew at the Townie Pub; or take a stroll through the Kids’ Art Fair, presented by Toyota, which showcases the work of young artists in grades 3 - 8.  Community Central features cool things to do in Washtenaw County and the ArtZone offers a chance to explore your artistic side.  The Party takes place on East Washington Street between Thayer and Fletcher and on Ingalls Mall. http://artfair.org/main/main.jsp?id=64

 

Come visit our booth and become part of the” Local Veggie Family” with a special photo set!

Cheese Night: Farmstead Cheese Makers
Tuesday, July 15th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
On the Mezzanine, Free

Tonight Michael ,our expert “Cheese Wizard” , will take you on an entertaining journey through the land of Farmstead Cheeses. Farmstead means that the milk used in the cheese is from a herd raised by the cheese maker. Come in and join in the fun discussion, tasting and   Beer and Wine will be available to purchase for  your added enjoyment.

 

Tonight Michael ,our expert “Cheese Wizard” , will take you on an entertaining journey through the land of Farmstead Cheeses.