November 2013

Fri
01
Wine Tastings in November & December
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Specialty
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Wine Tastings in November & December
Friday, November 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Specialty

11/8: 4 - 7pm

11/16: 12 - 3 pm

11/20:  4 -7 pm

11/23:  2 - 3 pm

11/27: Herve Mons cheese & Wine 12 – 4 pm

12/13:  4 -7 pm

12/18:  4 -7pm

12/21:  12 -3 pm

12/23:  5 – 7 pm

Wed
06
Feed 4 More (previously Grab & Give, Bag Hunger)
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ At the registers
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Feed 4 More (previously Grab & Give, Bag Hunger)
Wednesday, November 6th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
At the registers

Support HCS Family Services this holiday season by donating at the registers where cash donations will benefit their Food Pantry in Hinsdale and Mobile Food Pantry in Willowbrook.  HCS provides food to over 500 families per month.  Their food pantry in Hinsdale provides nutritious food for their clients with special diets, made possible in part by our weekly food donation and our One Dime At A Time program. With hunger on the rise, let’s help the needy families in our community this holiday season. See below for a special Feed 4 More Day with HCS where you can win some great prizes!

For more info on HCS, visit hinsdalecommunityservice.org.

Wed
06
Feed 4 More (previously Grab & Give, Bag Hunger)
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ At the registers
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Feed 4 More (previously Grab & Give, Bag Hunger)
Wednesday, November 6th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
At the registers, Donation

Support HCS Family Services this holiday season by donating at the registers where cash donations will benefit their Food Pantry in Hinsdale and Mobile Food Pantry in Willowbrook.  HCS provides food to over 500 families per month.  Their food pantry in Hinsdale provides nutritious food for their clients with special diets, made possible in part by our weekly food donation and our One Dime At A Time program. With hunger on the rise, let’s help the needy families in our community this holiday season. See below for a special Feed 4 More Day with HCS where you can win some great prizes!

For more info on HCS, visit hinsdalecommunityservice.org.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Thanksgiving Tasting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Thanksgiving Tasting
Friday, November 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

If you’re not sure what to serve at the biggest food feast of the year, this is the day to stop by our Holiday Tasting table to taste a delicious selection from our Holiday Menu. Then you can place an order, large or small, at our Holiday Table.

Sat
16
Local Chef: Whole Foods Tom Manley’s Holiday Favorites
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Local Chef: Whole Foods Tom Manley’s Holiday Favorites
Saturday, November 16th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

Does turkey gravy scare you? What about lumpy mashed potatoes? Cook like a chef, eat like a king as Certified Executive Chef Tom simplifies holiday favorites showing you how to lower the sugar and fat on traditional fare. Chef Tom has cooked for many famous folks such as Presidents Ronald Reagan & both Bushs, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Clint Eastwood, and Bruce & Demi. Samples and recipes will be given out for each recipe.

To reserve a place in this class, sign up/call Customer Service by 11/12. 630-986-8500

Sat
16
Holiday Tasting: Thanksgiving
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Around the store
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Holiday Tasting: Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 16th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Taste holiday samples in our departments throughout the store. Our Bakery will solve your Thanksgiving pie dilemma by providing a selection of holiday pies for you to sample. Our Whole Body department be sampling Pumpkin Pie Shakes.

Sat
30
HCS Family Service’s Feed 4 More Party
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ In the cafe
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HCS Family Service’s Feed 4 More Party
Saturday, November 30th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In the cafe, Donation

Take a bite out of hunger as you join Debbie Baker, Assistant Director of our community partner, HCS Family Services, for a party and donation drive. While you enjoy bakery goodies, you can donate to HCS through our holiday Feed Four More 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 GRAND PRIZE.

 

Grand Prize: Laptop donated by Microsoft at Oakbrook Terrace

Other prizes: A Gift Certificate to Chef Paul Virant’s acclaimed VIE and 2 $50 Whole Foods Market gift cards. Chef Paul Virant Gayot’s rated restaurant is one of the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.

Sat
30
Family Ornament Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Family Ornament Workshop
Saturday, November 30th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

Our elves Catherine and Deanna have some fun ornament ideas up their red velvet sleeves for your Christmas tree using (some) recycled materials. Bring your family to our craft workshop anytime between noon and 1 pm to make an ornament for your tree or for a gift. (Kids, a hint: your mom) The class is free but if you’d like, you can donate to Feed Four More, our holiday donation drive to benefit HCS Family Service’s Food Pantry.

Sat
30
Strawberry Dipping
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Bakery
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Strawberry Dipping
Saturday, November 30th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bakery

Stop by our Bakery for hand dipped chocolate strawberries made to order.

Sat
30
David's Crock Pot Mania
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Meat department
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David's Crock Pot Mania
Saturday, November 30th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meat department, FREE

Meat David’s gone retro. Stop by our Meat department to find out what’s in David’s crock pot (we can’t wait to find out). Economical, easy meals for holiday shoppers on the go.

Events At Nearby Stores

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.

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.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Saturday, December 20th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CAFE , $10/PERSON, CHILDREN UNDER 3YRS. EAT FREE

Join us for a morning of great food and fun with Santa himself! Pictures with Santa, a Reindeer Food Bar and all sorts of other goodies will help make this event a holiday staple in your home! (Please note! High chairs are EXTREMELY limited and are first come, first served.) *Registration is required for this class. Call 847-585-5800 to register.
 

Join us for a morning of great food and fun with Santa himself! Pictures with Santa, a Reindeer Food Bar and all sorts of other goodies will help make this event a holiday staple in your home!

Sod Room Presents: Vamos A Jugar! A Spanish Playdate!
Saturday, December 20th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free

Our friends from Totus Lingua will be on hand to offer a demo class showcasing their gentle immersion techniques taught by native Spanish speakers. Your child's attention will be captured through laughs, melodies, colorful materials and personal interaction that makes learning a second language fun! Vamos! Class is best for ages 3-6. For more information visit www.SodRoom.com or www.TotusLingua.com.

Our friends from Totus Lingua will be on hand to offer a demo class showcasing their gentle immersion techniques taught by native Spanish speakers.