December 2012

Sat
01
HCS Family Services Grab & Give Party
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ HInsdale
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HCS Family Services Grab & Give Party
Saturday, December 1st
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM
HInsdale, Donation

Take a bite out of hunger as you join the staff and volunteers from our community partners, HCS Family Services, for a party and donation drive. As you enjoy cake (and other treats), you can donate to HCS through our holiday Grab & Give donation program and enter to win some wonderful prizes that will come in handy this holiday season. (Minimum donation: $5) Microsoft in Oakbrook Terrace has partnered with us to provide the first prize.

Grand Prize: Acer Aspire laptop package

This prize consists of an Acer Aspire V3-571-6800 laptop complete with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Business and Arc Touch Mouse. This prize retails for $850.00 and was provided by Microsoft at Oakbrook Terrace.

2nd prize: 2 $50 Gift Cards

3rd prize: 3 Achatz Pies

 

The winners names will be drawn at store closing on 12/1. The winners have 7 days to pick up their prizes at our store and Microsoft Store located in Oakbrook Terrace.

 (630) 288-3420

https://content.microsoftstore.com…

Sat
01
Holiday Magic and Brookfield Zoo
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Brookfield Zoo
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Holiday Magic and Brookfield Zoo
Saturday, December 1st
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brookfield Zoo, zoo addmission

Weekends in December    4 - 9 pm
Start a new family holiday tradition at Chicagoland's largest light festival featuring over one million twinkling lights, animated light displays, and a laser light show. And then there are also cute animals…indoors and outdoors. Stroll through the decorated holiday corporate trees; Whole Foods Markets Hinsdale, Willowbrook, and River Forest are sponsoring a tree again this year. Many events are planned so visit the website www.czs.org

It really is magic so put it on your calendar!

Sun
02
Give the Gift of Health: Holiday Spa Day
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Give the Gift of Health: Holiday Spa Day
Sunday, December 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

Dad had too many ties, mom doesn’t need another sweater. This holiday season, give gifts that promote the healthy and well-being of those close to you. When you purchase $20 in products from our Whole Body department, you’re receive a FREE silky bag for your gift and a gift soap for a special someone. Visit our gift table for some exciting gift ideas and enter to win a gift for you or your family. Create your own bath salt bag or select one of our special bulk soaps. Free gift wrap with a soap purchase…the perfect gift or hostess gift!

There will be festive food and complimentary chair massage with licensed massage therapist Loni Green while you listen to special holiday music by the Steve Cooper Band.

Thu
06
Kimochis: Children’s Story Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Kimochis: Children’s Story Time
Thursday, December 6th
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
In the Cafe, FREE

September Scott, creator of Kimochis, will be at our store featuring her toys with feelings and tell a story designed for young children. Kimochi means feeling in Japanese. Kimochis® are small pillows with a feeling (happy, sad, silly, brave…) printed on one side, and a corresponding facial expression on the other that are sold in our Whole Body department. www.kimochis.com  

Bring your children for a snack and a story. Sign up/call Customer Service by 12/3 to reserve a place for your children. 630-986-8500

Sat
08
Holiday Concert: Hinsdale Central High School’s Madrigal Singers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Holiday Concert: Hinsdale Central High School’s Madrigal Singers
Saturday, December 8th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE

Not quite in the holiday spirit yet? This mini concert will get you in the mood. Under the direction of Jennifer Burkemper, HCHS’s highly select vocal a cappella ensemble performs in the fall and winter throughout the community. This is an amazing concert so don’t miss our local talent starting at noon.

There will be goodies to eat while you enjoy the music.

Sat
08
A Visit from Santa!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Near Produce
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A Visit from Santa!
Saturday, December 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Near Produce, FREE

We’re excited to have Santa (Chuck) stop by our store on the way to the North Pole to find out what your children want this year for Christmas. There will be cookies and hot chocolate so bring the kids and the camera.

Sat
08
Gingerbread House Class
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ In tje Cafe
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Gingerbread House Class
Saturday, December 8th
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
In tje Cafe, $16.99 for the Gingerbread House

Ages: 4 – 12 (and parents & grandparents!)

Decorating a Gingerbread House is a holiday tradition. Purchase a Gingerbread House from our Bakery and we’ll provide all the trimmings. Bring the kids to the café to decorate their assembled house to place on your holiday table.

Sign up/call Customer Service by 12/5 to reserve a place in this popular class. 630-986-8500. (Please indicate how many children you’re bringing). It’s OK to purchase one house per family.

Thu
13
VitaMix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in the Produce department
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VitaMix Demonstration
Thursday, December 13th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in the Produce department, FREE

The holiday dilemma…what do you give the family member who has everything? A VitaMix! The amazing VitaMix demonstrator will be here to show you how to prepare everything from soup to frozen yogurt in just a few minutes. There will be delicious samples every few minutes so stop by our Produce department.

Sat
15
Holiday Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Holiday Tasting
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE

Taste a selection from our Holiday Menu, sip wine, eat cookies, and do a little holiday shopping. Our Holiday Table awaits you. Fa-la-la!

Sat
15
Crab Cracking
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In Seafood
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Crab Cracking
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In Seafood, FREE

A fresh crab tasting, are we kidding? No! We’ll have plenty of fabulous fresh crab for you to taste and purchase. Our Seafood department will be cracking their seasonal, specially priced crab. ‘Tis the season to be jolly.

Sat
22
A Taste of the Holidays
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Around the store
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A Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 22nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Our departments will feature holiday items for your Christmas dinner and entertaining needs so eat your way through the store. We’ll be sampling some special wines from our vendors so don’t forget to bring a bottle of wine to your holiday parties. There will be special holiday music by the Steve Cooper Band.

 

Brie Bash 

Brie is the perfect appetizer for your holiday gatherings. Demo Deanna and Anne in Marketing will show you a variety of easy ways to make your Brie festive and delicious by sampling our Brie with toppings.

Sat
29
New Year's Eve Tasting: Sparkling & Caviar
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ In Seafood
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New Year's Eve Tasting: Sparkling & Caviar
Saturday, December 29th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
In Seafood, FREE

Bring in the new year in style as you taste a sample of our blinis, caviar, and Champagne. We don’t fool around at WFM Hinsdale.

Have a happy and blessed New Year everyone!

Events At Nearby Stores

Reinvent Your Lunchbox
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Is it time to reinvent your lunchbox? We've got the answer for you. Drop by Gold Coast where you'll find new ideas throughout the store to make your brown bag lunch exciting! Try them all and enter to win a $100 gift card.

Is it time to reinvent your lunchbox? We've got the answer for you. Drop by Gold Coast where you'll find new ideas throughout the store to make your brown bag lunch exciting!

Chocolate Pop Heaven!
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $25

If you love chocolate, this class is a MUST!  Join Chris, one of our pastry chefs from the Bakery department, as he shows you the secrets to working with chocolate.  You will be making chocolate dipped cake pops, peanut butter pops, chocolate pops and fruit pops.  Your creations will look like you just walked out of a bake shop! 

If you love chocolate, this class is a MUST!  Join Chris, one of our pastry chefs from the Bakery department, as he shows you the secrets to working with chocolate.  You will be making chocola

Hello, Beauty: Treat Yourself
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, South Loop Parking Lot , Free

Beauty, beauty and more beauty!! Come to Whole Foods Market’s parking lot for an afternoon of pure beauty indulgence. Come treat yourself, you deserve it! First 50 people to sign up in advance receive a Hello Beauty swag bag!  

Beauty, beauty and more beauty!! Come to Whole Foods Market’s parking lot for an afternoon of pure beauty indulgence. Come treat yourself, you deserve it!