September 2013

Sun
01
We Love Local!
12:00 AM @ Store-wide
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We Love Local!
Sunday, September 1st
12:00 AM
Store-wide, FREE!

Join us as we celebrate all things local! Come to the store this weekend and taste over 30 different foods from all over Texas! One taste and you'll see why the best foods are local!

Thu
05
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Thursday, September 5th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

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
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Friday, September 6th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Sat
07
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Saturday, September 7th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Sat
07
Totally Tailgating
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Totally Tailgating
Saturday, September 7th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

Football season is here, and we have got all the game day grub you could ever want! Come by the store today to taste an assortment of game time favorites, along with grilling and live music on the patio!

Sun
08
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Sunday, September 8th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Thu
12
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Thursday, September 12th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Thu
12
Local Cheese Making Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Event Room
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Local Cheese Making Class
Thursday, September 12th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Room, $5

Park Lane's cheese series continues! Join us this month as our local cheese farmers Veldhuizen and Brazos Valley educate you on the art of making cheese from scratch. In addition, taste a number of savory cheeses from the Lone Star state! $5 per person. All ages event. Click HERE for tickets.

Fri
13
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Friday, September 13th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Fri
13
Whole Kids Hands On Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Event Room
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Whole Kids Hands On Cooking Class
Friday, September 13th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Room, $20

Do you have a little chef in your family who is looking to expand their cooking skills? Our team of expert chefs will teach a two hour hands on group cooking class featuring four different menu items. In tribute to healthy eating education, 100% of the proceeds from the cooking class will benefit the Whole Kids Foundation. Menu items to feature:

  • Farm Fresh Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Skewers
  • Homemade Macaroni & Cheese
  • No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies.

Ages 10 and up. $20 per person, class limited to the first 30 guests. Click HERE for tickets. 

Sat
14
Kid's Day Of Service
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Moss Haven Elementary School
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Kid's Day Of Service
Saturday, September 14th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moss Haven Elementary School, FREE

Calling all kids, parents, guests and Whole Foods team members! You're invited to the first ever Kid's Day of Service with Whole Foods Market Park Lane! We are excited to lend a helping hand to Moss Haven Elementary School for a family-friendly, two-hour community volunteer opportunity. 

Moss Haven Elementary is home to The Farm, which encourages environmental awareness, nutrition and an outdoor learning environment with math, science and reading. Outdoor gardening provides a unique educational environment for students to experience the wonder of the entire food-growth process from seed and soil to our tables at home. Join us in sprucing up The Farm. The adults will paint the garden grounds , while the kids will paint colorful rocks to place in the garden! We look forward to partnering with you to make a difference in our Texas public schools.

 

The event will conclude with a refreshing, colorful, and tasty salad in honor of The Whole Kids Foundation. Register today HERE.

Sat
14
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Saturday, September 14th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Sat
14
Say Yes To Organic
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Say Yes To Organic
Saturday, September 14th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

Is organic a better choice?! Yes! Come to the store today and taste a variety of organic foods across the store. Say yes to organic!

Sat
14
Cupcake Decorating For A Cause
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Cupcake Decorating For A Cause
Saturday, September 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bakery Department, FREE!

Bring the kiddos to the bakery department and learn how to decorate a cupcake like a pro! Cupcake, icing, and toppings are included for $3.99 each. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Whole Kids Foundation

Sun
15
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Road Show
Sunday, September 15th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

Join us in the produce department and witness the versatility of the king of all blenders - the Vitamix. Taste a number of smoothies, soups, and more! If you are looking to eat healthy, you just found your new best friend!

Sun
15
Samuel Adams Stein Hoist
2:00 PM @ At the bar
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Samuel Adams Stein Hoist
Sunday, September 15th
2:00 PM
At the bar, FREE!

Do you love beer and like to travel? Join us for the Samuel Adams stein hoist, where competitors will lift up a full stein glass until fatigue sets in! The guest who can hold up their stein the longest will win an authentic Samuel Adams stein glass, along with a chance to win a trip to Munich! Prosit!

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. 

Fri
20
Wines of South Africa Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dining Room
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Wines of South Africa Dinner
Friday, September 20th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dining Room, $35

Join us on a tour of South Africa - a country well known for creating beautiful wines with high standards and a minimal impact on natural resources. This four course wine dinner will highlight menu items from the land and sea, with each dish expertly paired with a different South African varietal. Menu to feature:

Appetizer:

Curried South African vegetables paired with DMZ Chardonnay

Second Course:

African style fish and chips paired with Protea Chenin Blanc

Third Course:

Boerewors (Traditional South African Sausage) served with sautéed greens & onions

paired with Flagstone Dragon Tree

Dessert:

Malva Pudding paired with Wolftrap Syrah, Mourvedre, Viognier blend

Ages 21 and up. Space limited. Click HERE for tickets.

 

Sat
21
Farewell To Summer
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Farewell To Summer
Saturday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

It's summer's last hoorah, so join us for a store-wide tasting of summer classics, as well as new twists on traditional dishes.

Tue
24
5% Community Giving Day
12:00 AM @ Store-wide
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5% Community Giving Day
Tuesday, September 24th
12:00 AM
Store-wide

Join us today and shop for a cause! 5% of all sales will benefit Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship, a non-profit organization that provides equine assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with disabilities. Equest serves over 150 families a week and is the largest nonprofit therapeutic riding center in Texas.

Fri
27
Pumpkin Palooza!
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Pumpkin Palooza!
Friday, September 27th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

Whole Foods Park Lane's annual three day tasting event is upon us! Join us Friday through Sunday as we celebrate the turn of the season with recipes including fall favorites, foods infused with pumpkin, and Oktoberfest! Make sure to join us on Saturday and vote on your favorite pumpkin infused dish for a chance to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card! We also will be grilling, have live music on the patio, along with a "Guess the weight of the Pumpkin" contest, and a pumpkin patch mini photo booth!

Fri
27
Local Bath & Beauty Night
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Local Bath & Beauty Night
Friday, September 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

Join us in the Whole Body department and be pampered by sampling an assortment of local bath and beauty products from our favorite local body care producers!

Fri
27
Oktoberfest Beer Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dining Room
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Oktoberfest Beer Dinner
Friday, September 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dining Room, $30

Park Lane's second annual Oktoberfest is upon us! Join us for a four course menu featuring hand crafted Bavarian creations, with each dish expertly paired with seasonal brews by DFW's Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Menu to feature:

Appetizer:

Semmel Knoedel - A Bavarian bread dumpling & mushroom soup

Paired with Rahr Blonde Munich Style Helles Lager

Second Course:

Schwenkbraten - Grilled pork steak sandwich with crusty bread and grilled onions.

Paired with Rahr Imperal Oktoberfest

Third Course:

Sauerbraten - Pickled traditional German beef roast

Paired with La Grange Saison

Dessert:

Apple strudel

Paired with Ugly Pug Schwarzbier

Ages 21 and up. Space limited. Click HERE for tickets.

Sat
28
Pumpkin Palooza!
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Pumpkin Palooza!
Saturday, September 28th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

Whole Foods Park Lane's annual three day tasting event is upon us! Join us Friday through Sunday as we celebrate the turn of the season with recipes including fall favorites, foods infused with pumpkin, and Oktoberfest! Make sure to join us on Saturday and vote on your favorite pumpkin infused dish for a chance to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card! We also will be grilling, have live music on the patio, along with a "Guess the weight of the Pumpkin" contest, and a pumpkin patch mini photo booth!

Sun
29
Pumpkin Palooza!
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Pumpkin Palooza!
Sunday, September 29th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE!

Whole Foods Park Lane's annual three day tasting event is upon us! Join us Friday through Sunday as we celebrate the turn of the season with recipes including fall favorites, foods infused with pumpkin, and Oktoberfest! Make sure to join us on Saturday and vote on your favorite pumpkin infused dish for a chance to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card! We also will be grilling, have live music on the patio, along with a "Guess the weight of the Pumpkin" contest, and a pumpkin patch mini photo booth!

Events At Nearby Stores

Cheese Nights -- Grilling Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty department , FREE

It's Cheese Night again -- time to focus on Fall's Greatest Grilled and Grilling Cheeses!

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese! On September 16th, we invite you to explore and taste exquisite cheeses perfect for grilling, or pairing with grilled foods. Let our expert Cheesemongers and Certified Cheese Professional guide you through our extensive selection known for unmatched quality and unique offerings! 

 

It's Cheese Night again -- time to focus on Fall's Greatest Grilled and Grilling Cheeses!

Cheese Nights at Lakewood
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Lakewood, Free

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese. Come taste a unique selection of cheeses perfect for grilling and pairing with grilled foods! 

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese. Come taste a unique selection of cheeses perfect for grilling and pairing with grilled foods! 

Cheese Nights: Fall's Great Grilled & Grilling Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Cheese Counter, FREE (cheese & wine sold separately)

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese! Meet our cheesemonger and fellow cheeseheads for a selection of cheeses perfect for grilling or pairing with grilled foods. The evening promises a tasty assortment from Le Gruyere Reserve, Mt. Vikos Halloumi, Emmi Roth Kase Pavino, and Fond O’ Foods Berliner Der Kase.

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese! Meet our cheesemonger and fellow cheeseheads for a selection of cheeses perfect for grilling or pairing with grilled foods.