August 2013

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.

Sat
03
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Saturday, August 3rd
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sat
03
Hatch Me If You Can
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lamar
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Hatch Me If You Can
Saturday, August 3rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Are you mildly interested in flavor? Are you hot for spicy peppers? Join us for the annual Hatch Me If You Can green chile festival at the downtown store!

Sun
04
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Sunday, August 4th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Mon
05
Spotlight On Opera
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lamar
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Spotlight On Opera
Monday, August 5th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lamar, Free

If you love music and have an appreciation for live performance, join us on August 5 for community opera in the downtown store from 7-9pm! Light refreshments will be provided.

Tue
06
Homesteading with Kate Payne: Yes, You Can!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Homesteading with Kate Payne: Yes, You Can!
Tuesday, August 6th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Mezzanine, $10 without kit and $65 with everything you need to take on the project at home

So many of our favorite fruits and veggies are at peak freshness in the spring! With the help of Kate Payne (Edible Austin and Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking), learn to can and preserve them for later enjoyment. Join us for classes with her at the downtown store!

Wed
07
Storytime with Loren
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Storytime with Loren
Wednesday, August 7th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lamar Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren for a free activity, story and snack every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 am!

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.

Sat
10
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Saturday, August 10th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sat
10
United We Art Screen Printing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Screen Printing
Saturday, August 10th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of Tee Shirt

Always wanted to see how your tee shirts are made? Join the local company United We Art for linocut printing in store from 11 am until 7 pm! Buy a tee shirt, choose your art, and learn from the folks at United We Art!

Sun
11
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Sunday, August 11th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sun
11
United We Art Screen Printing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Screen Printing
Sunday, August 11th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of Tee Shirt

Always wanted to see how your tee shirts are made? Join the local company United We Art for linocut printing in store from 11 am until 7 pm! Buy a tee shirt, choose your art, and learn from the folks at United We Art!

Tue
13
Homesteading with Kate Payne: Pickle Project
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Homesteading with Kate Payne: Pickle Project
Tuesday, August 13th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Mezzanine, $10 to listen in and $65 to take home a comprehensive kit for pickling

So many of our favorite fruits and veggies are at peak freshness in the spring! With the help of Kate Payne (Edible Austin and Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking), learn to can and preserve them for later enjoyment. Join us for classes with her at the downtown store!

Wed
14
Storytime with Loren
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Storytime with Loren
Wednesday, August 14th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lamar Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren for a free activity, story and snack every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 am!

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
Moveability Austin Pop Up Breakfast
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ Lamar
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Moveability Austin Pop Up Breakfast
Friday, August 16th
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Lamar, Free

Do you carpool, bicycle, walk or otherwise get to work via alternative transportation? If you do, Whole Foods Market and Moveability Austin want to reward you! If you work next to Whole Foods Market or at our store, please stop by for a free breakfast taco and coffee.

Sat
17
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Saturday, August 17th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sat
17
Back to School Fair
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lamar
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Back to School Fair
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Interested in building a better lunch box for your kiddo as he or she heads back to school? Stop by the downtown store on August 17 from 11 am until 3 pm for free bites and ideas about how to give your kids delicious, healthy options at lunchtime! 

We'll also have United We Art on site to do screen printing with local art designs.

Sat
17
United We Art Screen Printing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Screen Printing
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of Tee Shirt

Always wanted to see how your tee shirts are made? Join the local company United We Art for linocut printing in store from 11 am until 7 pm! Buy a tee shirt, choose your art, and learn from the folks at United We Art!

Sun
18
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Sunday, August 18th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sun
18
United We Art Screen Printing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Screen Printing
Sunday, August 18th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of Tee Shirt

Always wanted to see how your tee shirts are made? Join the local company United We Art for linocut printing in store from 11 am until 7 pm! Buy a tee shirt, choose your art, and learn from the folks at United We Art!

Wed
21
Storytime with Loren
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Storytime with Loren
Wednesday, August 21st
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lamar Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren for a free activity, story and snack every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 am!

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.

Sat
24
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Saturday, August 24th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Sat
24
Salsa Showdown
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lamar
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Salsa Showdown
Saturday, August 24th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Do you love spice? Come enjoy salsa in every department and vote on your favorite from 11 am until 3 pm! 

 

We are sponsoring the Austin Chronicle's Hot Sauce Festival benefitting Capital Area Food Bank on the 25th, so come by for a preview and then see us at the festival the next day!

Sun
25
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Sunday, August 25th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Tue
27
Homesteading with Kate Payne: Dehydrating Tomatoes
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Homesteading with Kate Payne: Dehydrating Tomatoes
Tuesday, August 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Mezzanine, $10 to listen in and $65 if you want to take home a kit for doing the project at home

So many of our favorite fruits and veggies are at peak freshness in the spring! With the help of Kate Payne (Edible Austin and Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking), learn to can and preserve them for later enjoyment. Join us for classes with her at the downtown store!

Wed
28
Storytime with Loren
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Lamar Mezzanine
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Storytime with Loren
Wednesday, August 28th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lamar Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren for a free activity, story and snack every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 am!

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.

Sat
31
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Saturday, August 31st
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lamar, Cost of Purchased Items

Join us at the downtown store for brunch every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm at the Trattoria!

Events At Nearby Stores

Community Giving Day: Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM
Store-wide, 5% of sales will be donated

Come in and shop on this special Community Giving Day--5% of the day's sales will be donated to support health services to Austin's musicians through HAAM.  

 

As a show of support, local musicians MIchael Fracasso and Nathan Hamilton are donating their time to provide live music in the store from 11am-1pm.  Stop by to check them out, grab lunch and shre your support!

Come in and shop on this special Community Giving Day--5% of the day's sales will be donated to support health services to Austin's musicians through HAAM.  

 

HAAM 5% Community Giving Day
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Gateway,

Plan to shop big on Tuesday, September 23rd - we'll donate 5% of our day's sales to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians! If you're into live tunes, visit our outdoor patio for Ponty Bone & the Squeeztones at 4PM and Sean Matthews at 5PM.

Plan to shop big on Tuesday, September 23rd - we'll donate 5% of our day's sales to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians!

HAAM Benefit Day
Tuesday, September 23rd
8:00 AM
Domain,

Shop till you drop to support the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians! Five percent of store sales today will be donated to HAAM. Enjoy live music ALL DAY on our patio at Public Domain.

 

8am - 9am

Vanessa Lively

9am - 10am

Brian Pounds

12pm-1pm

Red V olkart

1pm-2pm

Lynette Perkins

4pm-5pm

Mixer Rogers

5pm- 6pm

Charlie Belle

6pm-7pm

Betty Soo

 

Shop till you drop to support the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians! Five percent of store sales today will be donated to HAAM. Enjoy live music ALL DAY on our patio at Public Domain.