August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
03
Our New Taco Bar Opens!
12:00 AM @ Prepared Foods
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Our New Taco Bar Opens!
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 AM
Prepared Foods

We’re thrilled to be kicking off August with a brand new venue in our store – a taco bar!  Breakfast tacos will be served every day from 7:00AM to 11:00AM with regular tacos served the rest of the day.  

Thu
08
Gluten-Free Store Tour
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Thursday, August 8th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Storewide, Free

New to gluten free or interested in learning how you can easily make the transition?  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Lauren, for a special tour of the store.  Ask questions, sample food and become better acquainted with some of our favorite gluten-free foods. 

 

Please visit Guest Services to reserve a spot today!

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
08
Women and Craft Beer
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Upstairs Classroom
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Women and Craft Beer
Thursday, August 8th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Upstairs Classroom, Free

Sip on beers from Victory Brewing with Stephanie Meyer as she talks about the impact women have in the craft beer industry.  A brewing company that prides themselves on melding European ingredients and traditions with American creativity, their beers feature the finest ingredients to achieve their exciting flavors.  Class space is limited please sign up today http://www.acteva.com//booking.cfm?bevaid=236535.

Sat
10
Let's Taco 'Bout It (Demos)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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Let's Taco 'Bout It (Demos)
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

We’re all excited to have a taco bar!  To celebrate our newest venue all of our departments will be sharing their favorite tacos – from meat and veggies to something sweet we’ll have them all. 

Mon
12
Marley Coffee Kick Off With Live Reggae
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Marley Coffee Kick Off With Live Reggae
Monday, August 12th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free

We’re making Monday a little livelier as we kick off our new Marley Coffee line with live reggae music on our upstairs mezzanine.  Son of the great Bob Marley, Rohan Marley has returned to his father’s farming roots and has started an international gourmet coffee company sourcing coffee beans from around the world.  

Tue
13
The (Almost) Raw Food Detox Dinner Club
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM @ Upstairs Classroom
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The (Almost) Raw Food Detox Dinner Club
Tuesday, August 13th
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Upstairs Classroom, $12

Dine on a delicious and energy enhancing meal with our Healthy Eating Specialist, Lauren.  The menu will feature fresh pick “pasta” salad, marinated portabella mushroom steaks with a “chimichurri” sauce and pumpkin pie in a bowl.  Class space is limited please sign up at http://a3.acteva.com/orderbooking/bookEvent/A336127.

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
17
Get Schooled (Demos)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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Get Schooled (Demos)
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Backpacks, pencils and sandwiches – it’s that time of year again!  With ideas to save you from cafeteria woes to the perfect after school snack we’ve got you covered.

Tue
20
Gluten-Free Mediterranean Dinner Club
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM @ Upstairs Classroom
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Gluten-Free Mediterranean Dinner Club
Tuesday, August 20th
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Upstairs Classroom, $12

With another school year fast approaching there’s no better way to kick off making nightly dinners again than learning how to tailor to your family’s needs.    Dine with Lauren, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she prepares field greens, roasted baby beets, artichoke hearts, quinoa “tabbouleh” with chickpeas and diced avocado, and baked eggplant medallions with a roasted red pepper “hummus”.  Class space is limited please sign up at http://a3.acteva.com/orderbooking/bookEvent/A336126.

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
22
Flight School with Michael David Winery
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Upstairs Classroom
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Flight School with Michael David Winery
Thursday, August 22nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Upstairs Classroom

Come meet Troy Johnson of Michael David Winery and try six of his favorite red wines.  A family owned winery, Michael David Winery is run by fifth generation growers and is located in Lodi, California.  Class space is limited please sign up today http://www.acteva.com//booking.cfm?bevaid=236536.

Sat
24
Meet the Maker - Kopec Naturals
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Meet the Maker - Kopec Naturals
Saturday, August 24th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

We’re excited to have Kopec Naturals maker, Laura Kopec, visiting our store to visit with guests and talk about her Plano based all-natural skin care line.  

Sat
24
Easy Does It - Stress Free Meal Ideas (demos)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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Easy Does It - Stress Free Meal Ideas (demos)
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

As the summer winds down, the week night meals pick up.  Let us help you come up with quick and easy meal solutions that will keep your weeknights a piece of cake! 

Sat
24
Back To School Cupcake Decorating
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Back To School Cupcake Decorating
Saturday, August 24th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bakery Department, Free

Pencils, rulers, spirals – oh my!  Join us in the Bakery Department for a free cupcake decorating class where we’ll be decorating cupcakes perfect for back to school.

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
29
Colorado Beer Culture
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Upstairs Classroom
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Colorado Beer Culture
Thursday, August 29th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Upstairs Classroom, Free

We’ve checked off Texas and California – now learn about the Colorado breweries!  We’ll be tasting beers from New Belgium and Oskar Blues and getting more acquainted with beers from the Centennial State.  Learn about the history of these craft breweries and how far they’ve come.  Class space is limited please sign up today http://www.acteva.com//booking.cfm?bevaid=236537 .

Events At Nearby Stores

No Tricks, Just Treats
Friday, October 31st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Trick or treat, smell my...sweet delicious candies, cookies, cupcakes and more. It's Halloween and we want to see what's in your costume closet. Come dressed in a Halloween costume and receive a treat you can sink your teeth into. 

 

 

Trick or treat, smell my...sweet delicious candies, cookies, cupcakes and more. It's Halloween and we want to see what's in your costume closet.

Foodie Fridays with Richard
Friday, October 31st
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Prepared Foods Department, Price Varies

 Join Richard our resident foodie each Friday for delicious gourmet lunches!

 Join Richard our resident foodie each Friday for delicious gourmet lunches!

Happy Hour at The Bar
Friday, October 31st
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Bar,

Stop in every afternoon from 2 - 5PM for $1 off all pours in our bar!  You can take it with you while you shop or relax in our bar while you sip.

Stop in every afternoon from 2 - 5PM for $1 off all pours in our bar!  You can take it with you while you shop or relax in our bar while you sip.