October 2012

Fri
05
To Brie or Not to Brie
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Specialty Cheese Counter
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To Brie or Not to Brie
Friday, October 5th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Specialty Cheese Counter, FREE

Brie – known for its creamy smooth texture and mild, yet distinctive taste - is often considered the Dom Pérignon of cheeses.  Join Cheese Specialist Andy as he samples his new line of bries including our exclusive to Whole Foods Market grass-fed Bonhomme brie. 

 

Sat
06
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Pumpkin Palooza
Saturday, October 6th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE

Can it be that fall has made an appearance earlier than anticipated? We are in Texas, after all, but that doesn’t stop us from dreaming of seasonal foods, cool breezes, sweaters, Halloween and, of course, pumpkins.  Join us for a day of delicious treats featuring the ever popular pumpkin.  Be sure and see the wide variety of pumpkins in our outdoor pumpkin patch, and don’t forget your camera.

Sun
07
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Pumpkin Palooza
Sunday, October 7th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE

Can it be that fall has made an appearance earlier than anticipated? We are in Texas, after all, but that doesn’t stop us from dreaming of seasonal foods, cool breezes, sweaters, Halloween and, of course, pumpkins.  Join us for a day of delicious treats featuring the ever popular pumpkin.  Be sure and see the wide variety of pumpkins in our outdoor pumpkin patch, and don’t forget your camera.

Tue
09
BYOP-izza
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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BYOP-izza
Tuesday, October 9th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, FREE

If you love our made in-store pizzas, you’re really going to love the new Build Your Own Pizza program.   Be sure to stop by the Prepared Food department to see, and taste, how it works.

 

Fri
12
Texas Cheese
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Cheese Counter
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Texas Cheese
Friday, October 12th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Cheese Counter, FREE

It’s always a good day when the folks from Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese come to Arlington to meet our guests and introduce them to their artisan cheese.  Made from the fresh, raw milk of naturally grazed, purebred Brown Swiss cows, Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese has succeeded in making a local artisan cheese like those found in Europe. 

 

Sat
13
Parlez-Vous Café?
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Cafe
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Parlez-Vous Café?
Saturday, October 13th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Cafe, FREE

Nothing gets your morning started quite like a perfectly brewed cup of fresh coffee, and French-pressed is considered the best.  Join coffee Specialist, Tim, in the café for a “how to” in coffee making while sampling a few of his favorite picks, French-style, oui?

 

Sat
13
Love Them Apples
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Love Them Apples
Saturday, October 13th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

You say apple, we say Pink Lady, Honeycrisp, Fuji, Jonagold and more!  Apple season has arrived, and we have bushel baskets full of them.  Visit our Produce department for your favorite variety or be bold and try something new.  But don’t stop there – the whole store has an appetite for apples, including apple pie shooters in the Bakery.

Sun
14
Love Them Apples
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Love Them Apples
Sunday, October 14th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

You say apple, we say Pink Lady, Honeycrisp, Fuji, Jonagold and more!  Apple season has arrived, and we have bushel baskets full of them.  Visit our Produce department for your favorite variety or be bold and try something new.  But don’t stop there – the whole store has an appetite for apples, including apple pie shooters in the Bakery.

Sat
20
Pumpkin Carving Cake Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Cafe
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Pumpkin Carving Cake Class
Saturday, October 20th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cafe, $25 per person

Learn the fun and unique art of sculpting and decorating a three-dimensional pumpkin cake!  Students get to keep the decorating tips used in class and their edible work of art!  Sign up at Guest Service.  Pay for your cake the day of class.

 

Sat
20
We Crave Comfort Food
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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We Crave Comfort Food
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

As the dog days of summer leave and the cool winds of fall blow in, it's time to relax and indulge in the season's most comforting and satisfying foods from creamy clam chowder to warm bread pudding with whipped cream.  Now that spells comfort.

Sun
21
We Crave Comfort Food
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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We Crave Comfort Food
Sunday, October 21st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

As the dog days of summer leave and the cool winds of fall blow in, it's time to relax and indulge in the season's most comforting and satisfying foods from creamy clam chowder to warm bread pudding with whipped cream.  Now that spells comfort.

Fri
26
Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese Returns
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Specialty Cheese Counter
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Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese Returns
Friday, October 26th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Specialty Cheese Counter, FREE

Deep in the heart of Texas lies a local cheese maker who realized his dream of making artisan cheese to match those found in Europe, and now it’s available at Whole Foods Market.  Made from the milk of Brown Swiss cows, this cheese has put Texas on the world map.

 

Sat
27
Kids' Howlin' Halloween Cupcake Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Cafe
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Kids' Howlin' Halloween Cupcake Class
Saturday, October 27th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cafe, $5 per person

Want to make a fang-tastic cupcake for your mom, dad, teacher or BFF?  The Bakery team is ready for Halloween, and they’re offering four spook-tacular 30 minute classes in cupcake decorating.   Class is offered every half hour in the cafe, beginning at 10 am.  Witch-ever one you want to attend is up to you!  Register at Guest Service.  Payment made the day of class.

Sat
27
Boo to You!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Boo to You!
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Halloween is almost here, and we want to get you in the mood with some tasty little bites you can nibble on while you shop.  Not only are they scrumptious, but your folks and dentist will approve.  Going to a Halloween party?  Specialty has what you need to get your bloodthirsty guests in the spirit, and Bakery has the perfect treats and nothing but the treats.  

 

Wed
31
Seasonal Sides, Round I
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Seasonal Sides, Round I
Wednesday, October 31st
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, FREE

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so what better way get in the mood than with Prepared Foods’ Seasonal sides.  This is your opportunity to see and sample what this holiday has in store: red potatoes with caramelized pears and sage; roasted Brussel sprouts with raisin and bacon and almonds; orange mashed yams with cranberries; sugar maple green beans; roasted golden beets with fennel and last, but not least, butternut squash with cranberries and spinach. 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Camp Whole Kids!
Thursday, July 31st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE! Ages 7 and up

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe. Parents are welcome to drop off their kids ages 7-14* for this exciting hour of fun!

Space is limited so sign up below for each class your child is interested in:

June 12: "Look at Me Collage!"--This activity will allow Campers to make a collage of themselves using scraps of recycled cardboard, paper, & magazines.

June 19: "Bubble Wands"--Campers will make bubble wands out of copper wire & fun beads. Then we'll go outside to try them out! Bubbles!

June 26: "Recycled T-shirt into Resuable Bag"--Campers will make a reusable bag with an old T-shirt! No sewing required! Bring a clean T-shirt you no longer want.

July 3: "Block Party!"--Campers will make block prints using textured items to create their own unique works of art!

July 10: "Cooking Fun!"--Healthy Eating Specialists, Sheyanne & Spenser, will teach the Campers how to make a delicious & healthy meal option. SOLD OUT!

July 17: "Mason Jar Terrarium"--Grow a green thumb & create a fun terrarium in a Mason Jar! SOLD OUT!

July 24: "DIY Screen Printing & Marble Art"--Campers will make a unqiue screen print & marble artwork using DIY techniques. SOLD OUT!

July 31:--"DIY Rainsticks"--Campers will create a rainstick with recycled materials then decorate it with fun embellishments! Our most popular class last year!

August 7: "Fun in the Tub Bath Bombs!"--Whole Body Team Member, Rachel, will teach Campers how to make a bath "bomb" to make bathtime a blast! SOLD OUT!

August 14: "End of Summer Party & Art Exhibit!"--After cupcake decorating, Campers will have the chance to show off their artwork they've made during Summer Camp to family members, friends, & guests. Then they will get to eat their last piece of art (the cupcake!). Yum! SOLD OUT!

*Because of the advanced materials and techniques used for these classes, only children ages 7 and up are permitted, no exceptions. 

If you have a child younger than 7, please consider taking them to our weekly Story and Craft Time on Tuesdays at 10am in the cafe. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe.

Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, July 31st
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Bar,

Enjoy a short tutorial and discover new food pairings while sampling cheeses, chocolates, beer, wine and more. Different specialty items featured each week!

Enjoy a short tutorial and discover new food pairings while sampling cheeses, chocolates, beer, wine and more. Different specialty items featured each week!

Tasty Tutorials: Thursdays at 7pm
Thursday, July 31st
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