July 2013

Sun
07
Coffee Connoisseur
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Coffee Connoisseur
Sunday, July 7th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Start your Sunday right! Join Gold Coast's Coffee Specialist, Simon, for a selection of fresh brews and some delectable bakery snacks. Stop by for a quick pick-me-up, or spend some time honing your tastes as Simon takes you on a coffee world tour, demonstrating the breadth and depth of regional terroir.

Wed
10
Spa Night
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Spa Night
Wednesday, July 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Pamper yourself, you deserve it! Join Whole Foods Market for our monthly spa night. A beauty bash you don't want to miss, you'll sample our rejunenating lotions and relaxing massages. While sipping bubbly, sit back, relax and discover a whole new you.

Thu
11
Thirsty Thursday and More!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Thirsty Thursday and More!
Thursday, July 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gold Coast

Gold Coast is going big the second Thursday each month. Stop by Specialty, in addition to our regular wine tasting, we'll have beer tastings, cheese samples and an appetizer demo by Gold Coast's Courtney. If you can only make it to one Thirsty Thursday, make sure it's this one!

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
13
Picnic Picks
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Picnic Picks
Saturday, July 13th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast

Summer just isn't the same without a weekly picnic in the park. Find new ideas and make yours special with easy to pack and carry basket ideas from Whole Foods Market. Everything from kid-friendly to adult-only sips and tastes can be found in each department. Try them all and enter to win a $50 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market.

Tue
16
Neighborhood Night hosted by Gene Siskel Film Center
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Neighborhood Night hosted by Gene Siskel Film Center
Tuesday, July 16th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gold Coast, $6

On Tuesday, July 16, the Gene Siskel Fim Center, 164 N. State St., the only movie theater in the Chicago's Loop Theatre District, will be hosting it first-ever Neighborhood Night as a welcome to workers, visitors, and most notably area residents to experience the unique cinema. Attendees will enjoy being a member for the night paying only $6 per screening and a reception courtesy of Whole Foods Market. A variety of movies is contained within one evening from Stanley Kubrick's classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb starring Peter Sellers, to 60s and 70's excess in Paul Raymond biopic, The Look of Love directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan, to animation Grave of the Fireflies by Japan's noted Studio Ghibi, concerning the plight of two young children who lose their mother in a World War II air raid. Movies will be shown at 6:00 and 8:00 pm with a reception from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. For more details, visit www.siskelfilmcenter.org.

Fri
19
Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park
Friday, July 19th
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Gold Coast, Ticket Price

Whole Foods Market is happy to be a returning sponsor of Pitchfork Music Festival. If you're taking in the sights and sounds, don't forget the eats. Stop by our Whole Foods Market tent and see what tasy creations await you!

Thu
25
Newberry's 29th Annual Book Fair
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ The Newberry Library
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Newberry's 29th Annual Book Fair
Thursday, July 25th
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Newberry Library, Free

Make room on your bookshelves and dig out your reading specs. The Newberry's 29th Annual Book Fair opens Thursday, July 25, and will continue through Sunday, July 28. Leave no page unturned as you hunt through more than 120,000 used cookbooks, paperback mysteries, and romances, histories, biographies, travel books, and collectibles. This year, explore items from the estate of Richard B. Ogilvie, Governor of Illinois from 1969 to 1972, engage your inner child with a variety of charming pop-ups and paper dolls, or ignite your imagination with a vast collection of science fiction magazines. With most items priced at $2 and under, Book Fair is one of the cheapest ways to refresh your summer reading list. All proceeds benefit the Newberry Library.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

THE GREAT RECYCLE WITH HONEST TEA
Friday, August 22nd
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Store, FREE
Bring in any glass or plastic bottles to be recycled and
traded in for prizes. The more you bring in, the bigger
the prize!
Bring in any glass or plastic bottles to be recycled and
traded in for prizes. The more you bring in, the bigger
the prize!
Chair Massage by Sauganash Wellness Center
Friday, August 22nd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, $1/minute

Be sure to add “massage” to your grocery list! The Sauganash Wellness Center team is back by popular demand to offer a nice treat to your day.  Let them help bring your shoulders back down where they belong with a brief, but effective mini-massage. 

Be sure to add “massage” to your grocery list!

Back To School Event
Friday, August 22nd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
On Floor, Free!

Looking for some much needed lunchbox inspiration? Enjoy kid-friendly samples throughout our stores many departments from 4pm-7pm! To start, stop by our customer service desk and ask for your very own report card. As you stop by each sample station and present your straight-A report card to a customer service team member to receive an awesome back to school prize! All completed report cards will automatically be entered to win a fabulous back to school gift basket! No registration required.

Looking for some much needed lunchbox inspiration? Enjoy kid-friendly samples throughout our stores many departments from 4pm-7pm!