July 2014

Tue
01
Allegro Cupping-aka it's a coffee tasting!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Allegro Cupping-aka it's a coffee tasting!
Tuesday, July 1st
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, FREE

Join Tony, our Allegro Coffee team trainer, as he teaches you the proper methods for tasting coffee.  You will learn to judge it, rate it, and describe the different notes of the varieties brewed.  If you are a lover of coffee, this is a must!

Wed
02
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 2nd
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Thu
03
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, July 3rd
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Wed
09
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 9th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Wed
09
No-Bake Summer Desserts
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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No-Bake Summer Desserts
Wednesday, July 9th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $10

Join the Health Starts Here Team as they demonstrate a variety of PlantStrong™ desserts that will satisfy your sweet tooth without the need for guilt, or an oven! Recipes will include fruit tarts, parfaits, frozen treats, and more! Samples and recipes included.

Thu
10
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, July 10th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Thu
10
Lincoln Park Drink & Draw
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 1550 Bar
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Lincoln Park Drink & Draw
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1550 Bar, FREE!

Stop by our 1550 bar for an amazing selection of $2 beers to get those creative juices flowing. Don’t fancy yourself a professional of the arts? Blick Art Supplies will be on hand with pens, pencils, papers and erasers to help you out! Stay until the end for your chance to  win a gift basket from Blick and Whole Foods Market filled with all of your art & food needs! RSVP to mw.kbs.marketing@wholefoods.com to save your spot and get an extra raffle ticket! 

Have a good time at the event? Make sure to snag this coupon from our friends at Blick Art Materials: http://www.dickblick.com/stores/coupons/WholeFoodsJulyDrinkandDraw

 

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Are we there yet?! Road trips are a quintessential part of summer... And so is the snacking that goes along with it! Join us to chat about how to prepare and pack tasty, healthy nibbles for traveling in the car. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sun
13
Different Ways to Brew Coffee
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Different Ways to Brew Coffee
Sunday, July 13th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $10

Come experience the same coffee, brewed numerous way, and taste the difference in a side by side comparison.  The drip coffee maker doesn’t have to be your stand-by method. Tony, our Allegro team trainer, will take the mystery out of brewing and answer questions to help you brew a better cup at home.

Mon
14
Basic Knife Skills Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Basic Knife Skills Class
Monday, July 14th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $30

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she shows you the simple techniques needed for safely using a knife.  Learn how to slice, dice, chop, chiffonade and peel using a 10” chef knife!  All skill sets are welcomed.  You will leave class with new knife skills, a bag of freshly prepped vegetables and a delicious soup recipe to use them in.

Tue
15
A Mediterranean Cruise
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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A Mediterranean Cruise
Tuesday, July 15th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $35

Join David from our Wine department, as he takes you on a virtual wine cruise through the Mediterranean region.  Italian, Sicilian, Greek, and Provencal wines of Summer will be shared alongside a small plate of its corresponding cuisine.

Wed
16
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 16th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Wed
16
Grilling On the Rooftop!-Salmon ans Shrimp
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Grilling On the Rooftop!-Salmon ans Shrimp
Wednesday, July 16th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $30

Come spend the beginning of your Friday evening with us on our rooftop overlooking the Chicago skyline.  We will start in our classroom where you will marinate your own salmon steak and shrimp skewer.  From there we will head up to the rooftop to learn the basics of grilling and then test your skills on a charcoal-barrel grill.  All guests will be making 1 steak and 1 skewer.  Eat them both or take one home for later!  Asian slaw, peanut noodles and grilled asparagus will also be provided to round out the meal.

Thu
17
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, July 17th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Sat
19
Decorating Cookies and Cupcakes
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Decorating Cookies and Cupcakes
Saturday, July 19th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $20

Learn to use a pastry bag and decorate custom sugar cookies and cupcakes.  Come join Chris from our Bakery department and explore simple techniques that will trick your friends and family into thinking your sweets were professionally done. Class includes treats to take home, recipes and easy baking and decorating tips.

Tue
22
Summertime Super Food Treats: In the RAW!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Class
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Summertime Super Food Treats: In the RAW!
Tuesday, July 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Class, $10

This summer, leave the oven and stove OFF!  Dive in to raw foods in this class and sample nutrient-dense treats like cookies, pizza, sun tea lattes & shakes, and even brownies.  JenB from the Whole Body department will demonstrate how to make these tasty foods, using ingredients from the Whole Body department, such as Coconut Oil, Yacon Syrup, Cacao Powder & Nibs, Goji Berries, Nutritional Yeast and Flax Seeds.  Go ahead; ‘nutrient-dense’ treat yourself.

Wed
23
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 23rd
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Thu
24
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, July 24th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It may be really hot, but summertime is the best time of year to host celebrations out of doors. Join us to chat about throwing backyard parties, parkside picnics and porch happy hours that will make everyone happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
26
Raw "Pasta" Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Raw "Pasta" Workshop
Saturday, July 26th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $30

Join the Health Starts Here team to learn to make your own raw “pasta” dishes, perfect for those hot summer nights! Students will prepare dishes such as basic zucchini pasta, eggplant manicotti, and turnip ravioli, along with delicious raw fillings and sauces. Students will feast on their creations and take home the recipes!

Mon
28
Meatless Monday Super Club-Raw Style!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Meatless Monday Super Club-Raw Style!
Monday, July 28th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $20

There is a new trend hitting the streets and people are noticing.  Reserve a seat and dine with like-minded individuals who share a common interest—putting more meals into their body where vegetables are the focus.  We promise, you won’t even know the meat is missing.  No need to be a hard core vegetarian or vegan.  All lifestyles welcome.  Vegan meals available on request only.  Stop by the Red Star Bar before dining and buy an adult beverage to accompany your dinner.

Wed
30
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 30th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Wed
30
Basic Cooking Techniques Class
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom
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Basic Cooking Techniques Class
Wednesday, July 30th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $30

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she teaches you all the tricks needed to successfully cook in your kitchen at home.  Learn easy tips on how to sauté, steam, blanch, poach, braise, roast, bake and boil.  All skills welcomed.  Class includes samples and take home recipe cards.

Thu
31
Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, July 31st
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Events At Nearby Stores

Buck a Shuck Oysters
Friday, July 25th
12:00 AM
Seafood Department , Free

Go crazy for oysters! Make a perfect summer dinner with our responsibly farmed oysters, and watch as our expert fishmongers shuck your oysters for just a buck a piece. 

Go crazy for oysters! Make a perfect summer dinner with our responsibly farmed oysters, and watch as our expert fishmongers shuck your oysters for just a buck a piece. 

Buck a Shuck
Friday, July 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Evanston South, $1 per oyster

Stop by for a Buck a Shuck! Our seafood team will shuck oysters to order, and we will have all the fixins if you feel the urge to slurp on the spot! Or, if you prefer to take them home we will happily pack them to go for you.

Stop by for a Buck a Shuck! Our seafood team will shuck oysters to order, and we will have all the fixins if you feel the urge to slurp on the spot!

Buck-a-Shuck
Friday, July 25th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Seafood, $1/ shucked oyster

Fresh oysters on sale for $1 each. Stop in and our fishmonger will shuck them up fresh on the spot. We'll even have suggested beer and wine pairings! Get them while they last.

Fresh oysters on sale for $1 each. Stop in and our fishmonger will shuck them up fresh on the spot. We'll even have suggested beer and wine pairings! Get them while they last.