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

Mac and Cheese for the Whole Kids Foundation with Prepared Foods
Saturday, September 27th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, Donation to the Whole Kids Foundation

This will be an extra special serving of Mac and Cheese from the Prepared Foods Department, so save room for lunch! Your full purchase price will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation. The Whole Kids Foundation supports salad bar, garden grants and healthy teachers education. Nominate your School to receive a grant. Find out more at http://www.wholekidsfoundation.org

 

This will be an extra special serving of Mac and Cheese from the Prepared Foods Department, so save room for lunch! Your full purchase price will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation.

Get Fired Up! Ann Arbor
Wednesday, October 1st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ann Arbor Regent Hotel, 2455 Carpenter Road, Ann Arbor, Free

New York Times best-selling author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn will share his inspirational healthy eating lifestyle message here in Ann Arbor. Participants will learn how to kick-start a plant-strong® diet, get news about the Engine 2 diet, and receive free products and eat an Engine 2 dinner.

The Engine 2 Diet: The Texas Firefighter's 28-Day Save-Your-Life Plan that Lowers Cholesterol and Burns Away the Pounds documents Esselstyn’s success in helping fellow Engine 2 firefighters in Austin, Texas to overcome high cholesterol levels and obesity, and improve overall health.

To reserve seating, call 734-997-7500 by September 29.

 

New York Times best-selling author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn will share his inspirational healthy eating lifestyle message here in Ann Arbor.