December 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Sat
06
Gingerbread House Decorating
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Gingerbread House Decorating
Saturday, December 6th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gold Coast

Drop by our how-to Gingerbread Workshop with family or friends. We bring the icing, decorations, and clean-up. You bring the creativity and fun!

Tue
09
Cheese Night: Alpine Cheeses
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Gold Coast
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Cheese Night: Alpine Cheeses
Tuesday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Discover your new favorite cheese! Swing by Gold Coast's Specialty Department to taste the best Alpine Cheeses. Music and wine tasting too.

Thu
11
5% Community Support Day: Chicago's Children's Choir
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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5% Community Support Day: Chicago's Children's Choir
Thursday, December 11th
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Shop at Whole Foods Market Chicagoon December 11, and we'll donate 5%of your purchase to Chicago Children's Choir. Serving nearl 4,000 children each year, the Chicago Children's Choir empowers young singers to bridge cultural divides and become ambassadors of peace in their communities through music. To learn more go to www.ccchoir.org.

 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Sat
13
Buck-a-Shuck
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Gold Coast
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Buck-a-Shuck
Saturday, December 13th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gold Coast

Fresh oysters on sale for $1 each. Stop in and our fishmonger will shuck them up fresh on the spot. We'll even have suggested beer and wine tastings. Get them while they last.

Sat
13
Gingerbread House Decorating
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Gingerbread House Decorating
Saturday, December 13th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gold Coast

Drop by our how-to Gingerbread Workshop with family or friends. We bring the icing, decorations, and clean-up. You bring the creativity and fun!

Sat
13
Holiday Tasting with Greater Chicago Food Depository
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Holiday Tasting with Greater Chicago Food Depository
Saturday, December 13th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast

You can do it all, but you don't have too. With a $3 donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you can taste our holiday, sides, desserts, and turkey created to make this your easiest holiday yet. 

 

Thu
18
Last Minute Gift Grab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Last Minute Gift Grab
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gold Coast

Get last minute gift ideas (plus free wrapping) at our Last Minute Gift Grab event. With music, snacks, and a suprise Santa, we've got everything needed to make your last-minute shopping fun and easy.

 

 

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
20
Crab Cracking
8:30 AM - 10:15 PM @ Gold Coast
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Crab Cracking
Saturday, December 20th
8:30 AM - 10:15 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Stop by the cracking table in our seafood department for this one-day event. We'll crack, clean, and wrap our fully-cooked (never frozen) United States wild-caught crabs just for you.

Events At Nearby Stores

12 Beers of Christmas
Monday, December 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also as

12 Beers of Christmas
Tuesday, December 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also ask our experts about perfect pairings for any get-together.

Cheers!  Let’s raise a glass… to amazing seasonal beers!  Join us in our Specialty department where we and some of our fantastic vendors will be sampling holiday and winter beers.  You can also as

After Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, December 24th
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails (for just five bucks!), and perfectly poured wines. Cost: Varies 

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails (for just five bucks!), and perfectly poured wines.