October 2014

Wed
01
Raw Dinner with Southern Flair
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Raw Dinner with Southern Flair
Wednesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $15/person

Interested in learning about a raw food diet and trying some tasty new dishes? We’ve done all the work for you at this delicious four course dinner! Bring your friends and family, sit back and relax, and learn how to get a little creative in the kitchen! All recipes are vegan and raw.

Registration is required and space is limited. Register and pay online wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com

 

Thu
02
Non-GMO Healthy Eating Tour
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ Store
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Non-GMO Healthy Eating Tour
Thursday, October 2nd
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Store, FREE

Thursday, October 2 @ 12pm or 6pm

Celebrate Non-GMO Month with an informative healthy eating tour and samples! We stock more than 6000 Non-GMO Verified items so you can make informed choices.  Tour will last approximately 45 minutes and leaves promptly from the Customer Service desk. 

Thu
02
Twitter Chat: Favorite Fall Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Favorite Fall Brews
Thursday, October 2nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Fri
03
Healthy High Holiday Demo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Store
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Healthy High Holiday Demo
Friday, October 3rd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store, FREE

Stop by the store to sample a delicious Health Starts Here recipe made by our Healthy Eating Specialist, and take home the recipe!

Sat
04
FALL SMOOTHIES
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Store
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FALL SMOOTHIES
Saturday, October 4th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store, $5/smoothie

Need a quick and healthy lunch or snack? Stop by our Cooking Corner where Healthy Eating Specialist Robin will blend some delicious Fall-themed smoothies! Choose from Pumpkin Pie, Peach Cobbler, and Chocolate Green Giant!

Sat
04
Celebrate National Taco Day!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Celebrate National Taco Day!
Saturday, October 4th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $3/taco

We will have classic steak tacos for sale in our Prepared Foods department! Stop by and grab one for lunch, or take a pack to go!

Mon
06
Recycled Art at the Winnetka Park District
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Winnetka Park District
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Recycled Art at the Winnetka Park District
Monday, October 6th
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Winnetka Park District, $20/child

Monday October 6 @ 2:30pm at the Winnetka Park District

540 Hibbard Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093 (847) 501-2040

$20 per child. Includes all supplies and materials. Snack provided.

Come to the Park District for a day of recycled art! Use materials from Whole Foods Market Northbrook to create an original work and upcycle your recyclables into beautiful creativity! 

Tue
07
Healthy Smoothie Competition
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Healthy Smoothie Competition
Tuesday, October 7th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $20/child

Ages 10-12

$20 per child. Includes all materials and ingredients, lunch provided.

To register please call (847) 831-3810 or visit pdhp.org

Come to Whole Foods Market Northbrook for some competitive smoothie making! Bring friends or join  a team of new friends. You’ll go shopping in our store to select the perfect ingredients for your own smoothies recipe. Enjoy lunch while the judging takes place. The winning team will take home big prizes! Do you have what it takes to be crowned smoothie champion?

Wed
08
Storytime and Snacks
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lifestyle Center
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Storytime and Snacks
Wednesday, October 8th
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

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

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part II
Thursday, October 9th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sat
11
James’s Best Brats
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Store
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James’s Best Brats
Saturday, October 11th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Store, $5/brat

Our Meat Team knows a thing or two about tailgating. Come in to taste James’s own recipe for our house made porter brats! Looking for something amazing for your tailgate? Grab these brats by the case!

Sat
11
Pumpkin Carving (Minus the Mess!)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Pumpkin Carving (Minus the Mess!)
Saturday, October 11th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $15/child

Ages 4-15

$15 per child. Includes your pumpkin, all carving materials, and snack – and someone else to clean up!

To register please call 847-724-5670 or visit glenviewparks.org

Come in and carve your own jack-o-lantern! All the fun of this Halloween tradition - none of the clean up! While you’re creating your masterpiece, enjoy hot cider and freshly baked cookies, then we’ll handle the mess while you leave with your work of ghoulish art!

Sat
11
Elevate your Tailgate!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store
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Elevate your Tailgate!
Saturday, October 11th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store, FREE

Stop by and sample the best ways to elevate your tailgate! From delicious beers to phenomenal dips and spreads  - this will be a tailgate season to remember!

Mon
13
Movie Day: Food Patriots Screening
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ CAFE
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Movie Day: Food Patriots Screening
Monday, October 13th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CAFE, FREE

Stop by for a great food movie! We’re setting up our café for a screening to explore our relationship to food and farmers. We will have free movie snacks, so come by to watch, learn, lunch and enjoy! 

Tue
14
Cheese Night: Celebrate Our Certified Cheese Professionals
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cheese Department
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Cheese Night: Celebrate Our Certified Cheese Professionals
Tuesday, October 14th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cheese Department, FREE

Our Certified Cheese Professional is a wealth of knowledge, meet him to taste and learn. From great grilling cheeses to the best blues, Jose has a recommendation to suit any palate. 

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Fall Flavors
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Flavors
Thursday, October 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of autumn's bounty is a sure sign that summer is over. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying fall flavors in your food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
18
Celebrate National Chocolate Cupcake Day!
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bakery
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Celebrate National Chocolate Cupcake Day!
Saturday, October 18th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bakery

Our bakery is set to show off our best! Come by and sample this classic confection, and take home your favorite!

Tue
21
Celebrate National Caramel Apple Day!
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store
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Celebrate National Caramel Apple Day!
Tuesday, October 21st
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store, $5/apple

We’re pulling out all the stops for our Caramel Apple Bar! From classic caramel, to chocolate drizzle to pretzel pieces and more, we’ll everything you need to create your own perfect treat for a crisp fall day. 

Wed
22
Health Starts Here™ Supper Club: SQUASH IT!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here™ Supper Club: SQUASH IT!
Wednesday, October 22nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

Bring friends and family for a night out and healthy meal at our monthly Supper Club! We’ll prepare a tasty dine-in four course meal in our Lifestyle Center. This month we’ll feature a menu full of squash and fall veggies! All recipes are vegan, dairy-free, and oil-free with no sugar added. 

Registration is required and space is limited. Register and pay online wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com

Thu
23
Healthy Teachers Program
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Healthy Teachers Program
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free/Open to Teachers

This two hour Healthy Teachers Program class prepares teachers, principals, and school staff with the knowledge and tools to transform their own health and wellbeing, serve as healthy role models for students, and become agents of change in their schools and communities. Based on three simple tactics -  eat a rainbow of colors, eat leafy greens first, and eat as close to nature as possible – this training makes it easy to get started on healthy habits.

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
25
Trick-or-Treat with Whole Foods Market Northbrook!
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Store
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Trick-or-Treat with Whole Foods Market Northbrook!
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Store, FREE

Halloween’s coming early to Northbrook! We will be providing Spook-tacular bags to gather your goodies from around the store – with no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives  ever! Come in your best costume for a chance to win a trick-or-treat basket that will make yours the favorite house on the block!

Sat
25
Pumpkin Carving
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Store
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Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, October 25th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Store, $15/child

Ages 4-15

$15 per child. Includes your pumpkin, all carving materials, and snack.

To register please call 847-501-2040 or visit winpark.org

Come in and carve your own carved pumpkin! All the fun none of the clean up! While you are busy creating your masterpiece we will have hot cider and freshly baked cookies to snack on, making for an incredible afternoon. 

Sun
26
Celebrate National Pretzel Day!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Store
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Celebrate National Pretzel Day!
Sunday, October 26th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Store, $3/pretzel

Hot pretzels are a game time favorite, and we’ve got all the best sauces for dipping. Come in to grab one, or take a case home for the big game!

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Seasonal Meals
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seasonal Meals
Thursday, October 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we get further into fall, our meals get bigger and more elaborate. Let's chat about all the foods we wait all year for to enjoy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
31
Spooky Treats Demo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Store
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Spooky Treats Demo
Friday, October 31st
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store, FREE

Sample a spooky wholesome Halloween treat made by our Healthy Eating Specialist, and take home the recipe to make your own ghoulish goodies!

Events At Nearby Stores

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, October 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!

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

BeerHoptacular Series
Thursday, October 2nd
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1550 Bar, Free

Celebrate the Whole Foods Market BeerHoptacular Series at Lincoln Park! Join us at the 1550 Bar for a night of local beer like Begyle Brewing and Ale Syndicate, that will be featured at this year's BeerHoptacular. We’ll be raffling 2 tickets to the BeerHoptacular event on October 10-11, and Beer Hoptacular swag!

Celebrate the Whole Foods Market BeerHoptacular Series at Lincoln Park!

New Belgium Bike Give-A-Way + Tap Takeover
Thursday, October 2nd
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Have you seen the awesome bike in our Specialty department? We’re giving it away! Come to the Engine Room for the best New Belgium brews, delicious bar bites, and cross your fingers as we draw the winning name! 

Have you seen the awesome bike in our Specialty department? We’re giving it away!