July 2013

Wed
03
Independence Day Block Party
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Gateway
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Independence Day Block Party
Wednesday, July 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Pick up some great ideas for your Fourth of July cookout at our Independence Day Block Party! Free samples in every department.

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.

Fri
12
Cherryfest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gateway
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Cherryfest
Friday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gateway

We'll be celebrating all things cherry for 3 whole days! Check back for specific event details.

Sat
13
Cherryfest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gateway
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Cherryfest
Saturday, July 13th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gateway

We'll be celebrating all things cherry for 3 whole days! Check back for specific event details.

Sun
14
Cherryfest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gateway
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Cherryfest
Sunday, July 14th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gateway

We'll be celebrating all things cherry for 3 whole days! Check back for specific event details.

Fri
19
Strawberry Sampling
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Strawberry Sampling
Friday, July 19th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Strawberries are on sale for ONE DAY ONLY! Sample great strawberry inspired dishes in each department.

Sun
21
Beer Bash & Cookout
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Gateway
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Beer Bash & Cookout
Sunday, July 21st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Gateway

 

Sample beers from around Austin and beyond at our Beer Bash & Cookout on Sunday, July 21st! Enjoy great pairings, freshly grilled tacos & a DJ spinning the season's hottest tunes.

 

The Beer Bash is a complimentary event. Tacos, hot pretzels and more will be available for sale at the cookout. All ages are welcome on the patio to eat and enjoy the music.

 

A sneak peak at who’s pouring:

·         Ballast Point

·         Boulevard

·         Krombacher

·         Hops & Grain

·         Independence Brewing

·         Oskar Blues

·         Lagunitas

·         Duvel

·         New Belgium

·         More to come!

Wed
24
Hooray for Hatch
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Hooray for Hatch
Wednesday, July 24th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway

Hatch chiles have arrived! The meaty chili pods, about the size of a child's slipper, provide a tantalizing hint of fire and satisfying substance for New Mexican cookery for a few brief weeks every summer. Sample some of our favorite ways to use hatch chiles in everything from salsa to sandwiches, or enjoy some freshly roasted to order.

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.

Thu
25
Healthy Supper Club
7:00 PM @ Gateway
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Healthy Supper Club
Thursday, July 25th
7:00 PM
Gateway, $25 per person

Join us for a dinner featuring a menu of foods that are not only delicious, but healthy! All recipes meet the four pillars of our Health Starts Here program; they are made with whole foods, are plant-strong, contain healthy fats and are nutrient dense.

 

Appetizer: Quinoa cakes with pea shoot and sprout salad, served with red pepper coulis

 

Entree: Harissa marinated sea bass with a salad of lentil, farro and wilted greens (Vegetarian option: substitute stuffed eggplant rolls)

 

Dessert: Banana nice cream sandwich with almond coating

 

Tickets are $25 per person. Contact Guest Services today to reserve your seat! 512-345-5003

 

Sat
27
Ice Cream Social
12:00 AM @ Gateway
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
12:00 AM
Gateway, Free

Details to come...you can bet there'll be ice cream involved!

Tue
30
Easy Dinner Solutions
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gateway
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Easy Dinner Solutions
Tuesday, July 30th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Stop by on your way home from work to pick up some easy dinner ideas in each department!

Events At Nearby Stores

Storytime and Crafts @ Arbor Trails
Wednesday, August 20th
9:00 AM
Arbor Trails Cafe , Free

Join TIna for a great story and crafts for the kid's. Great time for moms and dads to network and let the kids have a great time. 

Join TIna for a great story and crafts for the kid's. Great time for moms and dads to network and let the kids have a great time. 

Story Time with Loren
Wednesday, August 20th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren each week for a story, a snack and a book! All ages are welcome (and parents, too!).

Join Loren each week for a story, a snack and a book! All ages are welcome (and parents, too!).

Reading labels and stocking your pantry class
Wednesday, August 20th
12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arbor Trails, Free
How do you know what product is the healthiest option? How do you know if it’s low-sodium? How do you set your pantry up for success? Meet Andi to learn how to read nutrition labels and how to select the healthiest and most affordable pantry staples.
How do you know what product is the healthiest option? How do you know if it’s low-sodium? How do you set your pantry up for success?