October 2013

Wed
02
Arlington's Next 5% Community Giving Day
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Arlington's Next 5% Community Giving Day
Wednesday, October 2nd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Throughout the Store

The Arlington store is pleased to announce its next 5% Community Giving Day will benefit the Alzheimer's Association North Central Texas Chapter.

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Their affiliate, The North Central Texas Chapter, covers a 40-county service area and offers programs and services made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Shop with us Wednesday, October 2nd, and we'll donate 5% of the day's net sales to the North Central Texas Chapter. You can also participate in the next Walk to End Alzheimer's event here in Arlington, Saturday, October 5th.

 

 

Wed
02
Wines from South Africa
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Cafe
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Wines from South Africa
Wednesday, October 2nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cafe, FREE (limited to 20 persons)

Our wine and cheese specialists - Brandon & Andy - are bringing classes back to the Arlington store, starting with an evening of wines from South Africa! These latest wines are all the rage and considering the class is FREE, seats will fill quickly. Send your name and the best way to contact you (email or phone number) to our store marketer to reserve your spot today.

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
Thursday, October 3rd
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
04
Coffee Trade Days
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ The Coffee Bar
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Coffee Trade Days
Friday, October 4th
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Coffee Bar, FREE

Our talented Specialty Team is taking over the Coffee Bar and shifting it into high gear. To celebrate, the team is making you an offer you can't refuse: if you're spotted with a competitor's coffee drink, they'll ask if you'll trade it for one of their tantalizing Allegro coffees, free of charge. Please stop in for samples, coffee concoctions and the chance to meet the team.

Sat
05
Coffee Trade Days
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ The Coffee Bar
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Coffee Trade Days
Saturday, October 5th
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Coffee Bar, FREE

Our talented Specialty Team is taking over the Coffee Bar and shifting it into high gear. To celebrate, the team is making you an offer you can't refuse: if you're spotted with a competitor's coffee drink, they'll ask if you'll trade it for one of their tantalizing Allegro coffees, free of charge. Please stop in for samples, coffee concoctions and the chance to meet the team.

Sat
05
State Fair Fare
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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State Fair Fare
Saturday, October 5th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

The State Fair is opened and Big Tex has made his debut. We know food is a big draw, so if you want to avoid the crowds and the expense, join us when we bring you our State Fair fare.

 

 

 

Sun
06
Coffee Trade Days
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ The Coffee Bar
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Coffee Trade Days
Sunday, October 6th
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Coffee Bar, FREE

Our talented Specialty Team is taking over the Coffee Bar and shifting it into high gear. To celebrate, the team is making you an offer you can't refuse: if you're spotted with a competitor's coffee drink, they'll ask if you'll trade it for one of their tantalizing Allegro coffees, free of charge. Please stop in for samples, coffee concoctions and the chance to meet the team.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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
12
Whole Paws Presents: Pooches & Pumpkins
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Patio
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Whole Paws Presents: Pooches & Pumpkins
Saturday, October 12th
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Patio, FREE

The store's going to the dogs (and cats), but in a good way. We're celebrating the launch of our new and improved pet food line, Whole Paws, and you and your pet are invited! There will be an onsite low-cost pet clinic and a dog groomer, plus tasty treats and Whole Paws freebies for you and your four-legged friend.

We're very proud to announce our store is a drop off location for Don't Forget to Feed Me pet food panty. For every bag or can of pet food you donate - whether it's our brand or a competitor's - we'll take it AND match it. Be sure to visit our outdoor Pet Pumpkin Patch for the perfect photo op. You and your best friend will receive a complimentary framed Polaroid, commemorating the occasion. Feel free to bring your camera as well.

  • 8 am - 10 pm: Don’t Forget to Feed Me pet food drive (we will match your donation)
  • 10am - 1pm FREE Pet Pumpkin Patch framed photograph
  • 10am – 4 pm: Penny Paws mobile low-cost vet clinic for cats and dogs
  • 11am - 1pm:  Cute Doggie Doo’s mobile dog groomer
    • Nail trimming, teeth cleaning and ear teeth cleaning: $10 each (drawing for 5 FREE services)
    • Pet baths & other services available after 1 pm (by appointment)
Sat
12
How 'bout Them Apples
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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How 'bout Them Apples
Saturday, October 12th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Nothing says fall like apples. Go stand in the Produce Department and take a deep breathe - the aroma is synonymous with the season. Whether baked in a pie, added to a side dish, dried or eaten as is, apples, simply put, are delicious and nutritious. Stop in and put your apple knowledge to our taste bud test.

Sat
12
evanhealy Facials
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Whole Body Department
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evanhealy Facials
Saturday, October 12th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Whole Body Department, FREE (complimentary gift with facial)

Pamper yourself with a complimentary facial featuring the evenhealy skincare line. Not only will you learn about this remarkable line of products and its founder, but you'll discover what's most beneficial for your skin type and why.

All products are made in very small batches and labels are put on by hand, which makes for a real connection with the entire line and its creator. From serums to tonics, evanhealy gives you a spa-like experience at home. 

Each facial is approximately 15 minutes. Walk-ins are welcome, or feel free to call the Whole Body department to schedule a time. With each mini-facial comes a complimentary gift, and you'll leave feeling fresh, hydrated and protected.

 

 

 

 

 

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
Thursday, October 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of pumpkins is a sure sign that fall is officially here. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying these gorgeous gourds in the kitchen! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
19
We Crave Comfort
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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We Crave Comfort
Saturday, October 19th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

With summer behind us, it's time to pull out the sweaters and scarves and wrap yourself up in the comforting aromas of good-for-you food. We're talkin' warm soups, hot cocoa and cider, baked apple pie, chili and much more. Come savor the flavor.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
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
26
Boo!
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Boo!
Saturday, October 26th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Don't be scared. Our Halloween treats never trick you with artificial colors or flavors, added sweeteners, hydrogenated fats or false claims. With us it's simple: the best ingredients to take the guesswork out of reading labels and deciding what's best for those trick or treaters. Don't leave without nibbling on some fang-tastic goodies perfect for your little goblins and a spook-tacular Halloween. And if you're wondering if you should wear your costume early, we hope you do - a treat may be in store.

Thu
31
We Want to Take Your Blood
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Parking Lot, nearest Fast Signs
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We Want to Take Your Blood
Thursday, October 31st
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Parking Lot, nearest Fast Signs, FREE

What better gift is there to give on Halloween than blood. That's right, Carter BloodCare and their bloodmobile will be in our parking lot on Halloween Day, accepting blood donations. It takes only 10-15 minutes of your time, but your gift is far reaching and can help save the lives of fellow Texans throughout the state. Not sure if you want to or can give blood? Put your mind at rest by reading their FAQ here.

Events At Nearby Stores

Cherry Cup Competition & Very Cherry Celebration
Saturday, July 12th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Storewide, Free (mostly)

Join us to celebrate the season of our favorite stone fruit, the fabulous cherry!

FRIDAY, July 11 from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm: Cherrilicious Food Tastings throughout the store  


SATURDAY, July 12 from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm: Cherry Fest Cup ... VOTE for your favorite cherry recipe from samples throughout the store, and be entered in a drawing -- you could win a $100 gift card!! 

For the KIDS! Cherry Scavenger Hunt ... plus:

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Cupcake Decorating with a Cherry on Top in the Bakery; cost is $3  

1:00 - 3:00 pm FREE Face Painting for kids of all ages with Daisy the Clown!


SUNDAY, July 13 from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm: Cheery Cherry Food Tastings throughout the store, capping off a really fun weekend!

Come and share in some cherry good times!!

Join us to celebrate the season of our favorite stone fruit, the fabulous cherry!

Cherry Fest
Saturday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, Free

All weekend long we will be having our annual celebration of the Cherry! Come in and taste all things cherry at the peak of their season!

All weekend long we will be having our annual celebration of the Cherry! Come in and taste all things cherry at the peak of their season!

5th Annual Cherry Fest
Saturday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Join us for three days of cherry fun at Park Lane! In addition to entering our raffle for a free case of cherries, enjoy these fun activities!

Friday: demos throughout the store from 12-5pm

Saturday: In addition to demos throughout the store from 12-5pm, enjoy live music on the patio from 12-4pm, free Facepainting for the kiddos from 12-2pm, and enter a chance to win a case of cherries!

Sunday: demos throughout the store from 12-5pm

Join us for three days of cherry fun at Park Lane! In addition to entering our raffle for a free case of cherries, enjoy these fun activities!