October 2012

Thu
04
Think You Know Cheddar
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cafe Area
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Think You Know Cheddar
Thursday, October 4th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cafe Area, Free!

 

Learn from our Certified Cheese Professional Lisa the history, the many flavors from mild yellow cheddar to 60 pound block wheels of white wrapped in muslin, along with recipes, sampling and paring of wines.  Class size is limited please register: http://a3.acteva.com/orderbooking/bookEvent/A327166

 

 

Sat
06
Oktoberfest
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fairview Store Wide
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Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fairview Store Wide

It’s October so stroll throughout the store for a taste of German cuisine and along the way stop by our wine department to sample some seasonal fall and German beers.   Brats anyone?  We will be grilling brats out on the patio.

Sat
13
How Do You Like Them Apples?
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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How Do You Like Them Apples?
Saturday, October 13th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide

Apple Season it is!  We are having an apple crisp of a day.   That’s right!   We are making and sampling recipes using delicious seasonal apples in our dishes.   UT/OU fans we will be grilling TX burgers and OK burgers out on the patio to see which teams wins out for the most burgers sold along with live entertainment and kids activities.

 

Fri
19
Local Franconia Brewery Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fairview Cafe Area
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Local Franconia Brewery Class
Friday, October 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fairview Cafe Area, Free

Join us for a special evening with local Brew Master and Owner Dennis Wehrman of Franconia Brewery from right here in McKinney. We are excited to have him educate us in his brew making techniques, history and “Green” initiatives.  YES, you will get to taste the brew as well.   Class size is limited, register: http://www.acteva.com//booking.cfm?bevaid=233544

Sat
20
We Crave Comfort
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fairview store wide
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We Crave Comfort
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fairview store wide, Free!

Fall is here, the weather is cool and you can’t help but think about comfort food.  Check out our team members comfort food recipes.

Sat
27
Boo!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fairview Store Wide
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Boo!
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fairview Store Wide, Free

Check out our costumes and will check out yours.   Come in costume and will treat you to a treat.

Join in the fun no telling what will be up to.

Sat
27
Pedernales Cellers Wine Tasting
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Wine Department
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Pedernales Cellers Wine Tasting
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wine Department, Free!

We are honored to feature Fredrik Osterber President and wine expert from Local Pedrnales Cellars in Stonewall Tx. Fredrik will sample some of their flagship wines including their Tempranillo which was recently featured in Dallas Morning News, and even sign bottles.

Events At Nearby Stores

Pizza Please! Every Thursday at the Pizza Bar
Thursday, December 25th
12:00 PM
Addison, $10.99 per pizza

Pizza Please!  Every Thursday we feature $10.99 (with 3 of your favorite toppings!) pizzas.  Eat here in our cafe, out on our patio, or takeout!

Pizza Please!  Every Thursday we feature $10.99 (with 3 of your favorite toppings!) pizzas.  Eat here in our cafe, out on our patio, or takeout!

2015 Healthy Makeover: Engine 2 Challenge Registration
Friday, December 26th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Online registration, FREE

EATING HEALTHY IS EASIER THAN EVER!

Make a change in your life by joining our 2015 Healthy Makeover Challenge from January 12 - February 9, 2015. You'll get FREE guidance, tips, and recipes from our Healthy Eating Specialist, Lacey Baxter, and weekly meet-ups on Thursdays. Eat the best nature has to offer for 28 days!

Join us!! REGISTER HERE between December 26 and January 9.

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You may wonder – what’s so special about THIS challenge? Along with guidance and tips, you’ll have a support group of peers sharing information, cooking demos, recipes, as well as challenges and success.

It all starts at our Preston Forest store on Thursday, January 15! You will take a virtual store tour and get an overview of the 28 days ahead, with a focus on healthy eating and helping you look at food in a new way. Learn how to read labels and shop for the next 28 days!

Registered participants will receive a complimentary 28-Day Challenge goody bag on orientation night! The challenge is completely free (along with all the information).

Can’t be here for our weekly Thursday meet-ups? That’s okay; please sign up anyway! You will still get the weekly newsletters, learn something healthy, and can make your own 28-day schedule.

REGISTER HERE!

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For detailed information on Engine 2 and author Rip Esselstyn, click HERE.

EATING HEALTHY IS EASIER THAN EVER!

Pop the Top!
Saturday, December 27th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Ring in the new year with tasty recipe and drink ideas! We'll sample all your holiday favorites from 12-5pm.

Ring in the new year with tasty recipe and drink ideas! We'll sample all your holiday favorites from 12-5pm.