September 2013

Sun
01
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Sunday, September 1st
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Sun
01
Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lamar
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Brunch
Sunday, September 1st
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
02
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Monday, September 2nd
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Tue
03
Homesteading with Kate Payne: Pressure's On!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lamar Culinary Center
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Homesteading with Kate Payne: Pressure's On!
Tuesday, September 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Culinary Center, $10 to listen in and $65 with the things you'll need to get started 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
04
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Wednesday, September 4th
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Plaza, Free

Cool down after a long day at work with yoga from Breath and Body Yoga every Wednesday evening at 8:30 am. It's free, but bring your own yoga mat and water.

Thu
05
Cooking Tips & Tricks with Vanessa
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Cooking Tips & Tricks with Vanessa
Thursday, September 5th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Join Vanessa for a insightful tour of our store while getting cooking tips, seasonal recipe ideas and, of course, samples!

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
06
Healthy Meals Under $5 with Vanessa and Katie
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Healthy Meals Under $5 with Vanessa and Katie
Friday, September 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Vanessa and Katie will be sharing lots of recipes, menu planning ideas and tips of how to create healthy meals on a budget. They will be demonstrating some cooking tips & tricks, and giving out tasty samples!

Sat
07
Mychelle Pure Harmony Beauty Event
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Mychelle Pure Harmony Beauty Event
Saturday, September 7th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Stop by the Whole Body department for 20% off of MyChelle products, complimentary skin consultations, free samples, to enter the drawing and for refreshments! 


Want beautiful, stress free skin? Join Whole Body & MyChelle Dermaceuticals as we launch our 20% off line drive for the month of September. We are featuring the Pure Harmony product line, a gentle and effective regimen for sensitive faces. Stock up and save your skin today!

Sat
07
Mychelle Dermaceuticals Beauty Event
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Mychelle Dermaceuticals Beauty Event
Saturday, September 7th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whole Body, Free

Join Mychelle Dermaceuticals for a beauty event from 11am until 5pm on Saturday, September 7! They're giving away free Visia complexion analyses and chances to win prizes in their drawing!

Sat
07
Cooking Demonstration with Vanessa
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Cooking Demonstration with Vanessa
Saturday, September 7th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Stop by the Bulk Department to see what Vanessa is cooking up! She will have recipes and of course tasty samples to help inspire new ideas in the kitchen.

Mon
09
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Monday, September 9th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Tue
10
Grains 101
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Grains 101
Tuesday, September 10th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Quinoa, millet, amaranth, oh my! Wondering what to do with all these unusual whole grains? Join Vanessa for this tour and tasting of some easy 20 minute  grains that we sell in the bulk department. Learn how to incorporate these grains into breakfast or dinner, and even a smoothie!

Wed
11
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Wednesday, September 11th
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Plaza, Free

Cool down after a long day at work with yoga from Breath and Body Yoga every Wednesday evening at 8:30 am. It's free, but bring your own yoga mat and water.

Thu
12
Homemade Granola 101
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Homemade Granola 101
Thursday, September 12th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Have you been wishing there was a granola that had only your favorite ingredients in it? Join Vanessa to learn how to make your own at home. She will not only be demonstrating how to make it, but will have lots of fun recipes and ingredients out so you can play with making your own!

Thu
12
AIDS Walk Kickoff
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Plaza
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AIDS Walk Kickoff
Thursday, September 12th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Plaza, Free

The official AIDS Walk Kick-Off Party is the place to meet fellow walkers, get geared up for the event, and bring your friends to sign them up. 

If you’ve already registered online, you are invited to get your commemorative Walk t-shirt, and if you haven’t, you can register on the spot! 

Enjoy complimentary culinary delights while taking in the view from our rooftop terrace. 
More info at www.aidswalkaustin.org.

Thu
12
Cheesemonger 101
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lamar
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Cheesemonger 101
Thursday, September 12th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lamar, $10

Do you lose your whey when you build a cheese plate? Never fear! Our cheesemonger Erika can teach you how to build something delicious at three price points. Sign up today by emailing laura.benold@wholefoods.com.

Sat
14
PureRyde Cycle to Benefit Whole Kids Foundation
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lamar
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PureRyde Cycle to Benefit Whole Kids Foundation
Saturday, September 14th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lamar, Free

Join us on September 14 for three cycling classes with PureRyde! Reserve a bike at www.pureryde.com, and benefit Whole Kids Foundation. Breakfast tacos will be available on site, as well as free KIND bars from our partner.

Sat
14
United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
Saturday, September 14th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of shirt

Join local linocut relief press company, United We Art, for live pressing here at Whole Foods Market in the Whole Body department! Pick your favorite piece of local art and then wear it around proudly once your tee shirt is made.

Sun
15
United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
Sunday, September 15th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of shirt

Join local linocut relief press company, United We Art, for live pressing here at Whole Foods Market in the Whole Body department! Pick your favorite piece of local art and then wear it around proudly once your tee shirt is made.

Mon
16
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Monday, September 16th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Tue
17
Beans 101
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Beans 101
Tuesday, September 17th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Join Vanessa for this tour of our bean department followed by a cooking demonstration on how to cook beans from scratch. She has great tips & tricks for making quick and easy dishes like her Sicilian White Bean soups, Mung Bean Dahl and her healthy version of Refried Black Beans.

Wed
18
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Wednesday, September 18th
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Plaza, Free

Cool down after a long day at work with yoga from Breath and Body Yoga every Wednesday evening at 8:30 am. It's free, but bring your own yoga mat and water.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
19
Cheesemonger 101
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lamar
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Cheesemonger 101
Thursday, September 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lamar, $10

Are unknown origins giving you the bleus? Come learn about local cheeses with our cheesemonger, Erika! Email laura.benold@wholefoods.com to sign up.

Sat
21
United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
Saturday, September 21st
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of shirt

Join local linocut relief press company, United We Art, for live pressing here at Whole Foods Market in the Whole Body department! Pick your favorite piece of local art and then wear it around proudly once your tee shirt is made.

Sun
22
Sukkah City: Kickoff
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Plaza
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Sukkah City: Kickoff
Sunday, September 22nd
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Plaza, Free

Come learn about the holiday Sukkot and sit in a traditional Sukkah. Kickoff the week with us on Sunday!

Sun
22
United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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United We Art Live Tee Shirt Relief Pressing
Sunday, September 22nd
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Cost of shirt

Join local linocut relief press company, United We Art, for live pressing here at Whole Foods Market in the Whole Body department! Pick your favorite piece of local art and then wear it around proudly once your tee shirt is made.

Mon
23
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Monday, September 23rd
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Mon
23
Sukkah City: Yoga On The Plaza
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Plaza
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Sukkah City: Yoga On The Plaza
Monday, September 23rd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Plaza , Free

Join the Jewish Community Center for free yoga on the Plaza near the Sukkah structure during Sukkah City.

Mon
23
Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Taking Care of the Earth
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Plaza
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Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Taking Care of the Earth
Monday, September 23rd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Plaza, Free

Sustainability. Clean Water. Energy Conservation. Biodiversity. The Jewish values of taking care of the earth. Bal Tashchit. The commandment of Bal Tashchit—do not destroy or waste—has long been considered central to a Jewish environmental ethic. What is the basis for the commandment? We will explore how the Jewish tradition widely forbids wasteful acts, how wasting contributes to degradation of the planet, and how not wasting can help us improve our lives both physically and spiritually. Educator: Rabbi Rick Brody.

Tue
24
HAAM Benefit Day
12:00 AM @ Lamar
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HAAM Benefit Day
Tuesday, September 24th
12:00 AM
Lamar, Free

Join us on September 24 for a 5% community giving day, benefiting Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). We'll have live music, provided by HAAM, in all Austin-area stores all day, and 5% of all sales that day will go to HAAM!

Tue
24
Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Reconnecting With Our Roots
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Plaza
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Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Reconnecting With Our Roots
Tuesday, September 24th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Plaza, Free

How can we take full advantage of the environment around us while developing and sustaining our own spiritual practices? Come study texts about Judaism and nature and together we will discover how Judaism provides us with many resources for creating our own daily spiritual practices within our busy lives. Educator: Rabbi Amy Cohen

Tue
24
Meet The Founder of Alaffia
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Meet The Founder of Alaffia
Tuesday, September 24th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Stop by the Whole Body department to meet the founder of Alaffia and learn about their commitment to sustainability. Alaffia makes fair trade, high quality shea butter.

Wed
25
Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Community Songs
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Plaza
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Sukkah City: Lunch 'n Learn: Community Songs
Wednesday, September 25th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Plaza, Free

Cantor Robbi Sherwin will lead us in joyous songs of community and of the harvest, as we welcome our Ushpizin, honored guests, from our past, present and future. Bring a willing spirit, an open heart and voice, and a percussion instrument, if you wish. Song sheets provided.

Wed
25
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Wednesday, September 25th
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Plaza, Free

Cool down after a long day at work with yoga from Breath and Body Yoga every Wednesday evening at 8:30 am. It's free, but bring your own yoga mat and water.

Thu
26
Cheesemonger 101
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lamar
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Cheesemonger 101
Thursday, September 26th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lamar, $10

Do you have a fetish for feta? Are you a colby jack of all trades? Learn about styles of cheese from our cheesemonger, Erika! Sign up by emailing laura.benold@wholefoods.com.

Fri
27
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lamar
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Pumpkin Palooza
Friday, September 27th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Join us Friday-Sunday for pumpkin palooza! Enjoy pumpkin samples, games and giveaways across the store from 12-5 pm each day.

Fri
27
Put Your Best Face Forward Beauty Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Put Your Best Face Forward Beauty Event
Friday, September 27th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

With a changing season, let us help you pick a new look or refresh an old one! Join us on Friday at the downtown store from 12-3pm for a Gabriel Cosmetics demonstration and free individual color matching!

Fri
27
John Masters Organics Buy One Get One Deal
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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John Masters Organics Buy One Get One Deal
Friday, September 27th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Join us from 4-7 PM for an exclusive buy one get one deal on John Masters Organics!

Fri
27
Healthy Meals Under $5
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Healthy Meals Under $5
Friday, September 27th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Vanessa and Katie will be sharing lots of recipes, menu planning ideas and tips of how to create healthy meals on a budget. They will be demonstrating some cooking tips & tricks, and giving out tasty samples!

Sat
28
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lamar
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Pumpkin Palooza
Saturday, September 28th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Join us Friday-Sunday for pumpkin palooza! Enjoy pumpkin samples, games and giveaways across the store from 12-5 pm each day.

Sun
29
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lamar
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Pumpkin Palooza
Sunday, September 29th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lamar, Free

Join us Friday-Sunday for pumpkin palooza! Enjoy pumpkin samples, games and giveaways across the store from 12-5 pm each day.

Mon
30
Fitness On The Plaza
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Plaza
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Fitness On The Plaza
Monday, September 30th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plaza, Free

Let us help you get fit and stay fit! Join us for bootcamp with Camp Gladiator on Monday mornings at 8:30am. It's free, but please bring your own water.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Club
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Gateway - Patio, FREE

Join us every Saturday for Kids Club events run by our Guest Services Team Member, Sarah! We'll have craft activities, snack ideas, and more every Saturday on our patio (or in the cafe in case of rain).

Join us every Saturday for Kids Club events run by our Guest Services Team Member, Sarah!

Boot Camp with Camp Gladiator
Saturday, September 20th
7:00 AM
Domain Parking Lot, Free

Join Camp Gladiator in the Whole Foods Market Domain parking lot every Saturday at 7 am for a FREE boot camp session!

Join Camp Gladiator in the Whole Foods Market Domain parking lot every Saturday at 7 am for a FREE boot camp session!

Oktoberfest Kick-Off Celebration
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trail outside of store,

Can't make it to Munich today? Head on down and celebrate with us! We have some great beers saved up for the event as well as Firestone Walker, Abita, and Karbach joining us for the event. There will be good food and music wrapping up with the movie Strange Brew at dusk. 

Can't make it to Munich today? Head on down and celebrate with us!