August 2013

Thu
01
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Taqueria Eating Area
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Taqueria Eating Area, FREE

Each Thursday during the month of Aug, Gerrie Adams, the Healthy Eating Specialist, will showcase recipes, tips and tricks to helping people achieve their goal of becoming healthier.  All dishes featured will be made with nutrient-dense, plant-strong, low sodium, oil-free, and whole grain ingredients.  Come learn how to make delicious dishes following the Health Starts Here program.  Recipes and samples are provided with this class.  The featured recipe for each week will be:

Aug 1st:                Back to School and Brown Bag Lunches

Aug 8th:           My Beef With Meat     

Aug 15th:         Heirloom Tomatoes

Aug 22nd:        Cooking Gluten Free

Aug 29th:          Veggie Burgers and Game Day Snacks

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
02
An Enchanted Evening with Raffi
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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An Enchanted Evening with Raffi
Friday, August 2nd
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

 Our good friend, the illustrious Raffi is back with his Italian portfolio!

 RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

Sat
03
Sizzlin' Saturdays
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front Patio
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Sizzlin' Saturdays
Saturday, August 3rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front Patio, BBQ Plates $6-10

Let us show you how to make your grill sizzle this summer! We are showcasing local, seasonal and inventive grill items EVERY Saturday this summer. Join us for live music & come find the perfect way to spice up your grill. See you there!

Sat
03
Hangar Boys Pick The Wines
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Hangar Boys Pick The Wines
Saturday, August 3rd
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

Gina’s handing the winey reins over to Jimmy, Rik and Paul today…with SOME supervision…

Thu
08
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Taqueria Eating Area
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Taqueria Eating Area, FREE

Each Thursday during the month of Aug, Gerrie Adams, the Healthy Eating Specialist, will showcase recipes, tips and tricks to helping people achieve their goal of becoming healthier.  All dishes featured will be made with nutrient-dense, plant-strong, low sodium, oil-free, and whole grain ingredients.  Come learn how to make delicious dishes following the Health Starts Here program.  Recipes and samples are provided with this class.  The featured recipe for each week will be:

Aug 1st:                Back to School and Brown Bag Lunches

Aug 8th:           My Beef With Meat     

Aug 15th:         Heirloom Tomatoes

Aug 22nd:        Cooking Gluten Free

Aug 29th:          Veggie Burgers and Game Day Snacks

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
09
Chambers Heats Up The Hangar
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Chambers Heats Up The Hangar
Friday, August 9th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

Rick from Chambers stops in with his portfolio; expect some Margerum tonight!  

Sat
10
Sizzlin' Saturdays
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front Patio
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Sizzlin' Saturdays
Saturday, August 10th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front Patio, BBQ Plates $6-10

Let us show you how to make your grill sizzle this summer! We are showcasing local, seasonal and inventive grill items EVERY Saturday this summer. Join us for live music & come find the perfect way to spice up your grill. See you there!

Thu
15
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Taqueria Eating Area
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Taqueria Eating Area, FREE

Each Thursday during the month of Aug, Gerrie Adams, the Healthy Eating Specialist, will showcase recipes, tips and tricks to helping people achieve their goal of becoming healthier.  All dishes featured will be made with nutrient-dense, plant-strong, low sodium, oil-free, and whole grain ingredients.  Come learn how to make delicious dishes following the Health Starts Here program.  Recipes and samples are provided with this class.  The featured recipe for each week will be:

Aug 1st:                Back to School and Brown Bag Lunches

Aug 8th:           My Beef With Meat     

Aug 15th:         Heirloom Tomatoes

Aug 22nd:        Cooking Gluten Free

Aug 29th:          Veggie Burgers and Game Day Snacks

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
16
Steve Wong Picks the Winning Wines
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Steve Wong Picks the Winning Wines
Friday, August 16th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

Who’s Steve? Why, he’s one of you, our beloved regulars, and as winner of June’s blind-tasting, tonight he’s picking the wines for us. Yes, this is Part 15 in our Letting The Inmates Run The Asylum, will you be Part 16 in September? See Gina for details…

Fri
16
Banfi's in the Ballpark-Wine Tasting
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Banfi's in the Ballpark-Wine Tasting
Friday, August 16th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

How about some Brachetto and Brunello to get your weekend started with? 

Sat
17
Sizzlin' Saturdays
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front Patio
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Sizzlin' Saturdays
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front Patio, BBQ Plates $6-10

Let us show you how to make your grill sizzle this summer! We are showcasing local, seasonal and inventive grill items EVERY Saturday this summer. Join us for live music & come find the perfect way to spice up your grill. See you there!

Sat
17
Angeles Debuts at the Hangar
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Angeles Debuts at the Hangar
Saturday, August 17th
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

Join us for Angeles Wine Agency’s first Hangar event! No “cheap” wines tonight, folks!  

Sun
18
Sweet Designs-Sugar Cookie Decorating Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Bakery
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Sweet Designs-Sugar Cookie Decorating Class
Sunday, August 18th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bakery, $5

Ready to start baking cookies for those all of Bake Sales now that school’s in session?  Let our Bakery Team teach your kids how to decorate sugar cookies & train your little helper!  Also come vote on your favorite cookie design created by our Bakery Team Members, the winning design will be featured in the Bakery Department. Please RSVP to spjam.marketing@wholefoods.com

Wed
21
Kids Cooking Class
3:30 PM @ Front Eating Area
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Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 21st
3:30 PM
Front Eating Area, $5 per Child

Bring the children and have them join Gerrie Adams, Healthy Eating Specialist, as she guides them through making their very own hummus, vegetable wraps!  This one will be fun, delicious and nutritious for the kids!

Reservations are REQUIRED! 

Thu
22
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Taqueria Eating Area
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Taqueria Eating Area, FREE

Each Thursday during the month of Aug, Gerrie Adams, the Healthy Eating Specialist, will showcase recipes, tips and tricks to helping people achieve their goal of becoming healthier.  All dishes featured will be made with nutrient-dense, plant-strong, low sodium, oil-free, and whole grain ingredients.  Come learn how to make delicious dishes following the Health Starts Here program.  Recipes and samples are provided with this class.  The featured recipe for each week will be:

Aug 1st:                Back to School and Brown Bag Lunches

Aug 8th:           My Beef With Meat     

Aug 15th:         Heirloom Tomatoes

Aug 22nd:        Cooking Gluten Free

Aug 29th:          Veggie Burgers and Game Day Snacks

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
23
Chillaxing in the Hangar-Austin Style
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Chillaxing in the Hangar-Austin Style
Friday, August 23rd
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

Austin from Young’s is checking in again, will some final preseason picks, er, wines…

Sat
24
Sizzlin' Saturdays
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front Patio
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Sizzlin' Saturdays
Saturday, August 24th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front Patio, BBQ Plates $6-10

Let us show you how to make your grill sizzle this summer! We are showcasing local, seasonal and inventive grill items EVERY Saturday this summer. Join us for live music & come find the perfect way to spice up your grill. See you there!

Sat
24
Jamboree Spa Day
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Jamboree Spa Day
Saturday, August 24th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Need a little pampering or just a fresh new look? Come by our Whole Body Department for mini-makeup applications, spa treatments & natural beauty education!  Spa Day Gift Bags for the first 20 attendees. 

Sat
24
Hanging With Henry-Wine Tasting
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Hanging With Henry-Wine Tasting
Saturday, August 24th
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

We’ll be pouring a nommy flight from Henry’s portfolio, even for you Raiders fans… 

Wed
28
Health Starts Here- STORE VALUE TOUR
6:30 PM @ Meet at the Health Starts Here Desk
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Health Starts Here- STORE VALUE TOUR
Wednesday, August 28th
6:30 PM
Meet at the Health Starts Here Desk, FREE

Even if you have shopped at the Tustin Store for years, if you haven’t taken a tour with Gerrie, our Healthy Eating Specialist, you owe it to yourself!!!  We guarantee that you will learn more than one thing you never knew about our store, all while enjoying some delicious samples.  And it’s FREE!!

No reservations required.  And feel free to bring friends! 

Thu
29
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Taqueria Eating Area
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Taqueria Eating Area, FREE

Each Thursday during the month of Aug, Gerrie Adams, the Healthy Eating Specialist, will showcase recipes, tips and tricks to helping people achieve their goal of becoming healthier.  All dishes featured will be made with nutrient-dense, plant-strong, low sodium, oil-free, and whole grain ingredients.  Come learn how to make delicious dishes following the Health Starts Here program.  Recipes and samples are provided with this class.  The featured recipe for each week will be:

Aug 1st:                Back to School and Brown Bag Lunches

Aug 8th:           My Beef With Meat     

Aug 15th:         Heirloom Tomatoes

Aug 22nd:        Cooking Gluten Free

Aug 29th:          Veggie Burgers and Game Day Snacks

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
30
Health Starts Here-STORE VALUE TOUR
2:00 PM @ Class will meet at the Health Starts Here
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Health Starts Here-STORE VALUE TOUR
Friday, August 30th
2:00 PM
Class will meet at the Health Starts Here, FREE

Even if you have shopped at the Tustin Store for years, if you haven’t taken a tour with Gerrie, our Healthy Eating Specialist, you owe it to yourself!!!  We guarantee that you will learn more than one thing you never knew about our store, all while enjoying some delicious samples.  And it’s FREE!!

No reservations required.  And feel free to bring friends! 

Fri
30
Gina's Picks For NFL Season
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Gina's Picks For NFL Season
Friday, August 30th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $10

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME….VINO??? There is no football this weekend, preseason nor regular, so Gina will be in rare form…lucky y’all… 

Sat
31
Sizzlin' Saturdays
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front Patio
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Sizzlin' Saturdays
Saturday, August 31st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front Patio, BBQ Plates $6-10

Let us show you how to make your grill sizzle this summer! We are showcasing local, seasonal and inventive grill items EVERY Saturday this summer. Join us for live music & come find the perfect way to spice up your grill. See you there!

Sat
31
Letting It All Hang Out...$3 OFF Wines BTG
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hangar Bar
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Letting It All Hang Out...$3 OFF Wines BTG
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hangar Bar, $3 Wines BTG

It’s the end of the month, and it’s Labor Day Weekend. So, we’re gonna celebrate by being lazy, and just give y’all $3 off per glass. Yay for Labor Day!

Events At Nearby Stores

$2 Off Salad Bar Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 17th
12:00 AM
Laguna Beach, $2 off Per POund

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on our salad bar.

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on our salad bar.

Wednesday Special: $2 OFF Hot & Cold Food Bars
Wednesday, September 17th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Laguna Niguel, $2 OFF per pound

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on our hot and cold food bars! (ALL DAY)

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on our hot and cold food bars! (ALL DAY)

Free Core Power Yoga
Wednesday, September 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Conference room. Check-in at Customer Service Booth., Free

Core Power’s Introduction to Power Yoga is a perfect class for beginners.  Individual postures are broken down and demonstrated with a deliberately paced flow, emphasizing alignment and breath.  This is an interactive class where students are encouraged to ask questions and explore new postures as they are ready.  It’s a great place to begin your Core Power Yoga journey.

Core Power’s Introduction to Power Yoga is a perfect class for beginners.  Individual postures are broken down and demonstrated with a deliberately paced flow, emphasizing alignment and breath.  T