March 2013

Wed
06
Opening Week Festivities
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Opening Week Festivities
Wednesday, March 6th
12:00 AM
Storewide

 

We are thrilled to welcome you to our new Upper Arlington store and are grateful to be a part of this community! Join us the morning of Wednesday, March 6 for our bread-breaking at 9:45 am and opening ceremony. Throughout the week enjoy music, food samples, and meeting the talented team members at your new neighborhood Whole Foods Market.

Wed
06
Happy Hour at The Social
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Social
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Happy Hour at The Social
Wednesday, March 6th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Social

 

Our in-store pub, The Social, invites you to kick-off our first official happy hour. Join us for $1.00 off drafts and $1.00 off glasses of wine. The first 200 to visit The Social for our first happy hour receive a free growler!

Thu
07
Buckeye Pride Day
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Buckeye Pride Day
Thursday, March 7th
12:00 AM
Storewide

 

Stop in for a tried and true classic. We’ll be dipping and decorating buckeyes throughout the day and we’ve got a mouthful of chocolatey-peanut butter goodness with your name on it. 

Thu
07
Angela Perley & the Howlin' Moons
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Cafe
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Angela Perley & the Howlin' Moons
Thursday, March 7th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Cafe

This Columbus-based rockabilly-inspired group brings their nostalgic, Americana tunes to Whole Foods Market Upper Arlington. Grab a pint from The Social and settle in for a rockin’ good time. 

Fri
08
Meet the Fishmongers
5:00 PM @ Seafood
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Meet the Fishmongers
Friday, March 8th
5:00 PM
Seafood

 

Whole Foods Market is your destination for the freshest fish around. Stop by to see our fishmongers cutting fish to order and preparing a delicious dinner from our Friday fish fry! 

Sat
09
A Passion for Parmigiano Reggiano!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty
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A Passion for Parmigiano Reggiano!
Saturday, March 9th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty

 

The crack heard ‘round the world is celebrated at every Whole Foods Market store at the exact same time as part of our global tribute to this stellar cheese. Tricia Wheeler from Edible Columbus and The Seasoned Farmhouse will help us crack the parm at 3 pm. Come early and you’ll get to taste the delicious culinary creation Tricia makes with this Italian beauty!

Sun
10
Rise, Shine & Dine
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Rise, Shine & Dine
Sunday, March 10th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Prepared Foods

We’ll whip up the cage-free eggs and you pick the toppings for your signature omelet. What’s better than Sunday brunch?

Mon
11
Savor the Season: Cooking w/ Tricia from Edible Columbus
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Savor the Season: Cooking w/ Tricia from Edible Columbus
Monday, March 11th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Produce

 

Tricia will share her favorite French cooking techniques using fresh, seasonal produce. 

Tue
12
Great Price Tour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storewide
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Great Price Tour
Tuesday, March 12th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Storewide, $5

 

Let us show you how to stretch your shopping budget with smart and savvy tips. You’ll learn about our exclusive 365 Everyday Value brand products, how to shop seasonally and tips for buying from our bulk aisles. Plus, we won’t let you go home without a taste or two of our favorite products.

 

*To register, call Customer Service at 614-481-3400 

Wed
13
5% Community Giving Day
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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5% Community Giving Day
Wednesday, March 13th
12:00 AM
Storewide

 

Four times each year, Whole Foods Market stores donate 5% of a day’s sales to support a local non-profit organization.  We’ll announce the recipient of our inaugural 5% Day at our grand opening bread breaking, but you can check out our Facebook page beginning February 28 to vote for the organization you’d like to see as a recipient.  

Wed
13
Warm Bread Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bakery
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Warm Bread Wednesday
Wednesday, March 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bakery

 

Come by every Wednesday for a sample of our delicious freshly baked breads. We’ll feature a new one every week.

Thu
14
Whole Trade Tour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storewide
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Whole Trade Tour
Thursday, March 14th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Storewide, $5

 

Whole Foods Market is proud to support the Whole Planet Foundation, which seeks to lift people out of poverty through a microcredit programs in countries that provide us with products. Learn more about the WPF mission and our product sourcing while enjoy samples of Whole Trade products on this special tour.  We request a $5 donation to Whole Planet Foundation from attendees. 

 

*To register, call Customer Service at 614-481-3400

Fri
15
March Madness Guac-Off
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Produce
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March Madness Guac-Off
Friday, March 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce

 

Sample several versions of our made-in-house guacamole created by our team members and vote for your favorite!

Sat
16
Smoothies for Whole Planet
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Produce
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Smoothies for Whole Planet
Saturday, March 16th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Produce

 

Fill up on a healthy treat created by our Healthy Eating Specialist! She’ll be whipping up smoothies in the Produce department and all proceeds will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.

Mon
18
Community Yoga Class w/ Balanced Yoga
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Main Cafe
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Community Yoga Class w/ Balanced Yoga
Monday, March 18th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Main Cafe, Free

Join our friends from Balanced Yoga for a free yoga class in the main café. Please bring your own yoga mat. Namaste.

Mon
18
Savor the Season: Mushrooms
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Savor the Season: Mushrooms
Monday, March 18th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Produce

 

Cooking in season means you get the freshest food at the best price. Join us for a cooking lesson in our Produce department that pays homage to seasonal offerings that always includes recipes and samples!  First up: Mushrooms

Tue
19
Healthy Kids Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Cafe
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Healthy Kids Club
Tuesday, March 19th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Cafe

 

Our Healthy Eating Specialist loves to share the importance of healthy eating with kids in creative and fun ways! Children elementary age (6-10) are invited to join us for a fun lesson, a craft, and snack.

 

*To register, call Customer Service at 614-481-3400

Wed
20
Warm Bread Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bakery
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Warm Bread Wednesday
Wednesday, March 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bakery

 

Come by every Wednesday for a sample of our delicious freshly baked breads. We’ll feature a new one every week.

Thu
21
Bulk Basics Shopping Tour
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking
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Bulk Basics Shopping Tour
Thursday, March 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking

Our Cooking Coach and Tricia Wheeler of Edible Columbus will lead you through a shopping trip for essential bulk items – think of it as a pantry makeover. As always, we promise you won’t go home without tasting a few of our favorite items from the Cooking Department. 

 

* To register, call Customer Service at 614-481-3400

Fri
22
Countdown to Friday's 5 After 5
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty
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Countdown to Friday's 5 After 5
Friday, March 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty, Nominal wine fee

 

Every Friday for the next five weeks, join us in the Specialty Department for a sampling of some of our favorite wines as we countdown to our inaugural 5 After 5 Wine Tasting on Friday, April 19 at 5 pm. What’s 5 After 5, you ask?  It is 5 wines and 5 food samples for $5 at 5 pm every Friday at Whole Foods Market Upper Arlington.

Sat
23
Eggstravaganza
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Eggstravaganza
Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide

 

Join us as we celebrate cage free eggs, just in time for some Easter fun. We’ll have natural egg dying, delicious samples and a 500 Egg Dash! Eggs everywhere; yes, we said 500! Go on a hunt throughout the store for colorful eggs packed with sweet treats, healthy eats and other surprises.

 

*To register for the 500 Egg Dash beginning at 11 AM, call Customer Service at 614-481-3400

Mon
25
Buck ID Week
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Buck ID Week
Monday, March 25th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Storewide

 

Show your Buck ID with a purchase of $25 or more and receive a $5.00 gift card.

Mon
25
Community Yoga Class w/ Balanced Yoga
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Main Cafe
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Community Yoga Class w/ Balanced Yoga
Monday, March 25th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Main Cafe, Free

Join our friends from Balanced Yoga for a free yoga class in the main café. Please bring your own yoga mat. Namaste.

Tue
26
Buck ID Happy Hour
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Social
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Buck ID Happy Hour
Tuesday, March 26th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Social

Grab your Buck ID and join us for happy hour at The Social! We’ve got a free pint glass and happy hour specials for students with a valid Buck ID; no purchase necessary for pint glass.

Wed
27
Warm Bread Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bakery
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Warm Bread Wednesday
Wednesday, March 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bakery

 

Come by every Wednesday for a sample of our delicious freshly baked breads. We’ll feature a new one every week.

Fri
29
Vitamix Road-Show
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Produce
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Vitamix Road-Show
Friday, March 29th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Produce

Chop, blend, puree! Check out the wonders of Vitamix during this week of demonstrations in our Produce department! You’ll be whipping up produce-packed healthy soups, sauces and smoothies in no time!

Sat
30
Create A Cupcake
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery
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Create A Cupcake
Saturday, March 30th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bakery

Our expert decorators love to lay in on thick – frosting that is! Drop in to watch them create customized cupcakes themed for spring; you might even pick up a few tips and tastes while you’re here.

Events At Nearby Stores

Zumba with Hilary
Monday, July 14th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Dublin, Free

Every Monday from 9:30-10:30 AM, Hilary will teach you to Zumba in our main cafe.

This is a free class for the community.

Every Monday from 9:30-10:30 AM, Hilary will teach you to Zumba in our main cafe.

This is a free class for the community.

6 Pack Mondays
Monday, July 14th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Dublin, $5

Join us on Mondays from 6pm - 8pm as we sample six beers with six selected food pairings for only $5!

Join us on Mondays from 6pm - 8pm as we sample six beers with six selected food pairings for only $5!

365 Everyday Value Tour
Monday, July 14th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Dublin, Meet at Customer Service, Free, Registration Required

Tour our sales floor and learn where the hot values are!  Taste some of our 365 Everyday Value Products and receive a small sack filled with samples, coupons, and recipes.  You will see how our store can save you money as you prepare healthful foods for your family.

Tour our sales floor and learn where the hot values are!  Taste some of our 365 Everyday Value Products and receive a small sack filled with samples, coupons, and recipes.  You will see how our st