December 2012

Sat
08
Soups On!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ store wide
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Soups On!
Saturday, December 8th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
store wide, Free!

It’s that time of year when a hot bowl of great tasting soup is just what the doctor ordered to get through the winter season.  Check out all the wonderfully tasting soups our departments will sampling out for an in-store competition.   Join in on the fun by placing your ballot for your favorite recipe.

Mon
10
Gluten Free! Want to know more?
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe Area
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Gluten Free! Want to know more?
Monday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe Area, Free!

Gluten-free family or friends for the holidays and don’t know where to begin.

Join Faye Elahi know as “the Gluten-free Guru” and author of Ready, Set, Eat, Gluten Free nutrition basics.

Thu
13
12 Days of Top Ten Wine Tasting
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wine Department
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12 Days of Top Ten Wine Tasting
Thursday, December 13th
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wine Department, Free!

Celebrating the twelve day of Christmas with our phenomenal Top Ten collection of wines, tasting of a different wine paired with a wonderful cheese to complement the wine each day along with special pricing.  Let our wine experts help you pick that perfect wine for all your holiday gatherings.

 

Sat
15
Mini Meals Make a Party
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ store wide
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Mini Meals Make a Party
Saturday, December 15th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
store wide, Free!

 

Celebrating the twelve day of Christmas with our phenomenal Top Ten collection of wines, tasting of a different wine paired with a wonderful cheese to complement the wine each day along with special pricing.  Let our wine experts help you pick that perfect wine for all your holiday gatherings.

 

Sat
15
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ cafe
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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
Saturday, December 15th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
cafe, Free!

Kid’s join in on the fun and come decorate your very own gingerbread cookie.

Sat
29
Pop the Top, The Bubbly is Here!
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ wine department
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Pop the Top, The Bubbly is Here!
Saturday, December 29th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
wine department, Free!

Taste some of our Sparkling Wines and Champagnes and bring in the New Year with some fabulous Bubbly.   Match your sparkling wit with sparkling wines for New Year’s Eve-- Asti, Brut. Rose´ or Prosecco.

Events At Nearby Stores

Camp Whole Kids!
Thursday, July 10th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE! Ages 7 and up

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe. Parents are welcome to drop off their kids ages 7-14* for this exciting hour of fun!

Space is limited so sign up below for each class your child is interested in:

June 12: "Look at Me Collage!"--This activity will allow Campers to make a collage of themselves using scraps of recycled cardboard, paper, & magazines.

June 19: "Bubble Wands"--Campers will make bubble wands out of copper wire & fun beads. Then we'll go outside to try them out! Bubbles!

June 26: "Recycled T-shirt into Resuable Bag"--Campers will make a reusable bag with an old T-shirt! No sewing required! Bring a clean T-shirt you no longer want.

July 3: "Block Party!"--Campers will make block prints using textured items to create their own unique works of art!

July 10: "Cooking Fun!"--Healthy Eating Specialists, Sheyanne & Spenser, will teach the Campers how to make a delicious & healthy meal option. SOLD OUT!

July 17: "Mason Jar Terrarium"--Grow a green thumb & create a fun terrarium in a Mason Jar! SOLD OUT!

July 24: "DIY Screen Printing & Marble Art"--Campers will make a unqiue screen print & marble artwork using DIY techniques. SOLD OUT!

July 31:--"DIY Rainsticks"--Campers will create a rainstick with recycled materials then decorate it with fun embellishments! Our most popular class last year!

August 7: "Fun in the Tub Bath Bombs!"--Whole Body Team Member, Rachel, will teach Campers how to make a bath "bomb" to make bathtime a blast! SOLD OUT!

August 14: "End of Summer Party & Art Exhibit!"--After cupcake decorating, Campers will have the chance to show off their artwork they've made during Summer Camp to family members, friends, & guests. Then they will get to eat their last piece of art (the cupcake!). Yum! SOLD OUT!

*Because of the advanced materials and techniques used for these classes, only children ages 7 and up are permitted, no exceptions. 

If you have a child younger than 7, please consider taking them to our weekly Story and Craft Time on Tuesdays at 10am in the cafe. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe.

Summer Cooking School Week 2- Hands on Cooking Class with Chef Jason
Thursday, July 10th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $30.00

Knife Skills and Meat Preparation

Hands on Instruction to include: Cutting a chicken in to parts for 5 cooking preparations also basic knife cuts (brunoises, small dice, large dice, julienne, and batonnet).  Preparations: Trussing, shuttlecock, frying, airline chicken breast, and boneless preparations).  Demonstration: Cutting steaks and butterflying various cuts. Space is limited! Reserve your spot HERE!

 

Knife Skills and Meat Preparation

Tasty Tutorials!
Thursday, July 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE!

Join us every Thursday at 7pm in our Specialty department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

Classes to feature:

July 3: Summer Top Ten Wine pairings and education

July 10: Adventures in Brewing--sampling and pairing

July 17: Republic of Tea sampling

July 24: Take a tour and tasting of our expansive cheese case plus sample our Top Ten Wines of Summer!

July 31: EPPA Sangria how-to and tasting that also benefits the Whole Planet Foundation with purchase

Join us every Thursday at 7pm in our Specialty department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

Classes to feature: