December 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
05
HATHA YOGA LEVEL 1/2
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Lifestyle Center
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HATHA YOGA LEVEL 1/2
Friday, December 5th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Get your morning started off right with hatha yoga and healthy snacks with Certified Yoga Teacher Bri and our Healthy Eating Specialist, Robin!

Please bring a yoga mat and small blanket if you have one. Register online wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com

Fri
05
Mineral Fusion™ Pop-Up Shop
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store
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Mineral Fusion™ Pop-Up Shop
Friday, December 5th
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store, FREE

What goes on your body goes in your body! Look and feel your best this holiday season with expert tips from the pros at Mineral Fusion. Meet Beauty Advisors in the store for personalized styling, and enjoy a deep discount on all fabulous Mineral Fusion cosmetics!

December 5 – 21

12-6pm daily

Fri
05
Holiday Gala
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store
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Holiday Gala
Friday, December 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store, FREE

Join us for an elegant evening celebrating the very best that we have to offer. Taste creative made-in-house appetizers, sweet treats from our Bakery, and more of our favorite holiday dishes. Enjoy tasting our favorite reds, whites, and sparkling wines for the season –all the tools you need to throw a smashing holiday gala of your own!

Tue
09
Cheese Night: Alpine Cheeses
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cheese Department
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Cheese Night: Alpine Cheeses
Tuesday, December 9th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cheese Department, FREE

Taste and learn with expert cheesemonger Jose as he explores the riches of the Alps! Versatile varieties of Gruyere, Raclette, and Tilsiter grace this wintry menu. Not to be missed!

Wed
10
Health Starts Here™ Supper Club: Healthy Hostess Party Time!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here™ Supper Club: Healthy Hostess Party Time!
Wednesday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

Looking for a night out to enjoy a healthy meal? Bring your friends and family to our monthly Supper Club and enjoy a tasty dine-in four course meal in our Lifestyle Center. This month we will feature a menu full of appetizers and small bites that are perfect for any holiday party! All recipes are vegan, dairy-free, and oil-free, with no sugar added. 

Registration is required and ends the day prior to the event. Register and pay online wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Sat
13
Buck-A-Shuck
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store
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Buck-A-Shuck
Saturday, December 13th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store, $1/oyster

Taste several varieties of oysters, hand-shucked by our expert fishmongers, complete with perfect beverage pairing suggestions - all for just $1 each!
 

Sat
13
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store
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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
Saturday, December 13th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store, $19.99/house

$19.99 per Gingerbread House; $6.99 per large format Gingerbread Man

Enjoy holiday traditions without sacrificing your commitment to quality! Join us for a fun-filled afternoon decorating gingerbread cookies! Fun for all ages - candy, frosting, and all decorating materials provided!

Registration is required at wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com
Payment is required in the store at our Customer Service desk.

Sun
14
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Store
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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating
Sunday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Store, $19.99/house

$19.99 per Gingerbread House; $6.99 per large format Gingerbread Man

Enjoy holiday traditions without sacrificing your commitment to quality! Join us for a fun-filled afternoon decorating gingerbread cookies! Fun for all ages - candy, frosting, and all decorating materials provided!

Registration is required at wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com
Payment is required in the store at our Customer Service desk.

Tue
16
Healthy Eating Holiday Office Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Store
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Healthy Eating Holiday Office Hours
Tuesday, December 16th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store, FREE

Feeling a little stressed about sticking to a healthy diet over the holidays? Find Healthy Eating Specialist Robin in Produce to ask her any nutrition or cooking questions!

Wed
17
Storytime and Snacks
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lifestyle Center
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Storytime and Snacks
Wednesday, December 17th
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

The Glenview Public Library will share stories about the holidays. We’ll be serving snacks and juice to make for a great morning! Ages 2 and up, younger siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

Thu
18
DIY Winter Body Care - Make & Take!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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DIY Winter Body Care - Make & Take!
Thursday, December 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/per item made

Come learn how to make your own body care at this fun, do-it-yourself class! There will be three different options available and you can make as many products as you would like. Perfect for thoughtful, handmade gifts – and we take care of the clean-up!

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
20
Crab Cracking
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store
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Crab Cracking
Saturday, December 20th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store, FREE

Watch and learn as the pros crack and clean Dungeness crabs for your enjoyment. Don’t miss this special seasonal delight: this is one fleeting treat!

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.