October 2012

Tue
02
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 2nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Sat
06
Oktoberfest
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Come to Park Lane today to taste everything German in tribute to Oktoberfest! From beer brats and 'kraut, to schnitzel, and tasty German treats, we have all the flavors you are looking for.

Sat
06
Parktoberfest
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Pour at Park Lane
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Parktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Pour at Park Lane, Select $3 pints & $4 wines by the glass

Join us at The Pour at Park Lane for $3 Oktoberfest drafts, and $4 select wines by the glass! Also enjoy live music and complimentary appetizers featuring our made in store beer brats and artisan cheeses!

Tue
09
Whole Kids Coloring Contest
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Guest Service Desk
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Whole Kids Coloring Contest
Tuesday, October 9th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Guest Service Desk, FREE!

Does your kiddo love to color?! If so, we will be giving away a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card for the winner of our pumpkin coloring contest. Entry forms are available at the guest service desk. Winner to be selected on October 27th.

Tue
09
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 9th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Wed
10
Seafood Cutting Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Cutting Class
Wednesday, October 10th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Seafood Department, FREE!

Come to our seafood department today and learn how to fillet a fish like a pro! Learn skilled techniques from our fishmonger Aaron Sanders and taste a fresh seafood offering.

Sat
13
Great Balls Of Cake Class with Brunch & Bubbly!
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Great Balls Of Cake Class with Brunch & Bubbly!
Saturday, October 13th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bakery Department

New to Park Lane, join our bakery team experts for a two hour cake ball class, with brunch and mimosas included! During this hands on class, you will learn the art of mixing, forming, and creating cake balls from scratch! Best of all, finish off your newly created masterpieces with fresh dipped chocolate, yum! Space limited to the first 22 registrants. Ages 21 and up. Click HERE for tickets.

Sat
13
Apple Pie Eating Contest
1:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Apple Pie Eating Contest
Saturday, October 13th
1:30 PM
Bakery Department, FREE!

If you love apple pie, and you love gift cards, then this is the event for you! Join us in the bakery department for an old fashioned apple pie eating contest. Hands behind your back, ready, set, go! The top three fastest finishers will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st Place - $50 Whole Foods Market gift card
  • 2nd Place - $25 Whole Foods Market gift card
  • 3rd Place - $10 Whole Foods Market gift card

It's FREE, sign up at the guest service desk!

Sat
13
How Do You Like Them Apples?
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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How Do You Like Them Apples?
Saturday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Apple season is here! With several new crops arriving daily, you won't believe your eyes when you see all the different apples and flavor profiles. Come try a variety of apple infused creations from each department, and join us for our annual apple pie eating contest at 1:30pm in the bakery. Top three finishers will receive a Whole Foods Market gift card! Sign up at the guest service desk, its FREE!

Sat
13
Make Up From Day To Night
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Make Up From Day To Night
Saturday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

Join our Zuzu, Mineral Fusion and Dr. Houschka estheticians in our Whole Body department for a personal consultation on how to transform your make up from the office to an evening out.

Tue
16
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Tue
16
Health Starts Here Dinner & Movie Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Dining Room
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Health Starts Here Dinner & Movie Night
Tuesday, October 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dining Room, $15

Join us for a delicious dinner featuring our Health Starts Here seasonal dishes, as we showcase a full movie screening of The Engine 2 "Kitchen Rescue," starring Rip Esselstyn. Watch Rip, former Texas firefighter and bestselling author, as he teaches the White and Wali families the basics of a whole-food, plant-based diet. Step-by-step, Rip guides these families on how to take control of their own health. Dinner to include:

Side Dish:

Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Shallots

Side Dish:

Mashed Potatoes with Greens

Main Dish:

Lentil Loaf with Mushroom Gravy

Dessert:

A Fresh Take on Apple Pie

$15 per person. All ages are welcome. Click HERE for tickets.

Wed
17
Growler Power Hour
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Pour At Park Lane
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Growler Power Hour
Wednesday, October 17th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Pour At Park Lane, One hour only - 50% off!

Reduce, re-use, re-growl! Today for one hour only, come to the bar for a Growler Power Hour! Bring in your Whole Foods Market  growler for 50% off growler fills on ANY of our 18 different beers on tap (while supplies last). If you don't have a Whole Foods Market growler container, not to worry! We have them available at the bar for $6.99 each.

Fri
19
Haunted Beer Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dining Room
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Haunted Beer Dinner
Friday, October 19th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dining Room, $25

Join us at Park Lane for an evening of spookily good culinary delights, supernatural beer pairings, entertainment, and more! Wear your Halloween costume (suggested, but not required) for a chance to win “Best costume” and a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. You get to vote on the winner! Dinner to include:

 

Soup:
Spicy Smoked Pumpkin

Salad:
Roasted Beet & Apple Salad with Arugula & Gorgonzola

Side:
Potatoes with Mushrooms & Truffles

Protein:
Roast Beast (Beef) with Au Jus

Dessert:
Caramel Apples

Beers:
Jester King Wytchmaker, Rouge Dead Guy Ale, Bridgeport Witch Hunt,and a mulled wine as a night cap.

 

Space limited to the first 50 registrants. Ages 21 and up. Click HERE for tickets.

 

Sat
20
Whole Kids Halloween Cake Class
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Whole Kids Halloween Cake Class
Saturday, October 20th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bakery Department, $15-$20

Celebrate Halloween and bring the kids for a class on cake decorating! Join our bakery team experts for a two hour cake decorating class, and take your masterpiece home with you! From jack-o-lanterns to spooky figurines, your kiddo will learn how to decorate several Halloween favorites. Snacks and juice provided. Adults welcome. Space limited to the first 22 registrants. Click HERE for ticket options.

Sat
20
We Crave Comfort
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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We Crave Comfort
Saturday, October 20th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Craving some comfort food? Join us today at Park Lane and taste delicious fall favorites, along with one pot dishes that are sure to please you and your family.

Mon
22
Breast Cancer Awareness - Live To Love
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Breast Cancer Awareness - Live To Love
Monday, October 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

October is breast cancer awareness month, so stop by our Whole Body department where we will be discussing tips on breast health, and giving out samples from Nordic Naturals and New Chapter nutritional supplements.

Tue
23
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 23rd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Tue
23
Fall Into Seafood Sustainability
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Fall Into Seafood Sustainability
Tuesday, October 23rd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Seafood Department, FREE!

Join us today in our Seafood department as our Seafood team leader Scott Stewart educates on what makes our catch so sustainable, and how you can make a difference in preserving our ocean. Taste a fresh seafood offering, and take home a delicious seasonal recipe that is short on time but big on flavor!

Wed
24
Local Pint Night
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Pour At Park Lane
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Local Pint Night
Wednesday, October 24th
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Pour At Park Lane

Join us this evening at The Pour for a variety of beers on tap from Texas' own Real Ale Brewing Company . Take home a FREE pint glass with the purchase of any Real Ale draft! While supplies last.

Fri
26
Spooky Smoothies
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Spooky Smoothies
Friday, October 26th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

Today come in to our Whole Body department and try out our spooky smoothies! Join the fun and try a variety of recipes like the pumpkin pie smoothie, or the grave yard!

Sat
27
Boo!
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Boo!
Saturday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Happy Halloween from Park Lane! Join us today for tasty treats and creepy creations from our teams as they sample a variety of spookily good recipes. Bring the little ones to the bakery department for complimentary face painting!! And don't forget to bring your treat bag with you, as each department will be handing out complimentary treats for the kiddos!

Sat
27
Whole Kids Pumpkin Carving
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cafe, $10

Is there a more festive way to celebrate the fall season than with pumpkin carving? We certainly don't think so! Your little one will select their favorite pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, then choose from a variety of jack-o-lantern stencils, or create their masterpiece from scratch. Which ever way they prefer, they  will also take home a complimentary pumpkin carving tool kit! Space limited to the first 12 registrants. Kids under 8 years old must have an adult present. Click HERE for tickets.

Sat
27
Smash the Pumpkin!
4:00 PM @ On the Patio
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Smash the Pumpkin!
Saturday, October 27th
4:00 PM
On the Patio, FREE!

Bring the kids to smash the pumpkin (The pumpkin pinata that is)! Our pinata will be filled with no tricks, only all natural treats for the kids! So come join the fun at 4pm for a smashing good time!

Tue
30
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 30th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Events At Nearby Stores

Summer Cooking School Week 4 - Hands on Cooking Class with Chef Jason
Thursday, July 24th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $30.00

Direct Heat Cooking

Discussion to include:  Stir Fry, Searing, Grilling, and Sauté.   Hands on cooking portion to include:  searing, grilling, and sauté. Space is limited! reserve your spot HERE!

Direct Heat Cooking

Tasty Tutorials: Thursdays at 7pm
Thursday, July 24th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Forest / Specialty Department, FREE

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at 7:00 pm ...

Come and enjoy learning about and sampling some of Specialty’s favorite cheeses, teas, chocolate, wine and beer!

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at

Sushi - Hands on Cooking Class with Chef Jason
Friday, July 25th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $35.00

Yes, we do eat the samples. Learn what type rice to use, where to get the fish, and how to roll it. Space is limited! Reseve your spot HERE!

 

Yes, we do eat the samples. Learn what type rice to use, where to get the fish, and how to roll it. Space is limited!