October 2012

Thu
04
Chair Yoga
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Chair Yoga
Thursday, October 4th
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
The Lifestyle Center, Free, Pre-Register

Experience improved posture & comfort when you combine yoga, ergonomica,and physical therapy. Treat yourself to this free class and learn simple and valuable tips you can practice anywhere. To learn more, visit www.youcallthisyoga.org

Thu
04
Thursday Night Tasting: Oktoberfest!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Thursday Night Tasting: Oktoberfest!
Thursday, October 4th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free!

Put on your lederhosen and come in for an Oktoberfest tasting!

Tue
09
5% Day for Passage Home
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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5% Day for Passage Home
Tuesday, October 9th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh

Shop with us today and 5% of our daily sales will go directly to Passage Home. Passage Home's Mission is to fight poverty & homelessness by strengthening families and neighborhoods.

Thu
11
Thursday Night Tasting:Whole Deal
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Thursday Night Tasting:Whole Deal
Thursday, October 11th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free!

Join us for recipes and products featured in our Whole Deal magazine. Great taste & great savings!

Thu
11
"Anti-Aging": Herbs & Supplements
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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"Anti-Aging": Herbs & Supplements
Thursday, October 11th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Lifestyle Center, Free, Pre-Register

In this class, we'll explore some products available in our Whole Body Department that are reputed to have longevity or "anti-aging" properties. Margaret will discuss those that help support healthy aging and lead the field, such as particular antioxidants, amino acids, and adaptogens.

Sat
13
Health Starts Here Kids' Club: Halloween Snacks
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Health Starts Here Kids' Club: Halloween Snacks
Saturday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free, Pre-Register

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Tammy, in the Lifestyle Center for a chance to play with your food and create some healthy fall snacks! Kids are bombarded with lots of sugary treats this season, so we’ll be learning about how to make healthy snack choices while eating fruits and vegetables in a fun, “artsy” way! 

 

This class is designed for kids ages 5-11

Thu
18
Thursday Night Tasting: Fair Favorites
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Thursday Night Tasting: Fair Favorites
Thursday, October 18th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free!

This Thrusday we will feature our version of fair classics!

Thu
18
Health Starts Here: Pizza Making!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here: Pizza Making!
Thursday, October 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Lifestyle Center, Free Crust & Sauce, Toppings for Purchase

Have you ever wanted to experiment with various vegetables on pizza?  Now’s your chance!  When you arrive in the Lifestyle Center you’ll be given Health Starts Here approved pizza dough and delicious pizza sauce.  After exploring the array of vegetables on our salad bar, you’ll build your pizza, and we’ll toss it in the oven.  While our pizzas are cooking, we’ll be discussing the Four Pillars of Healthy Eating and watching some great clips about making healthy eating choices

Fri
19
One Day Sale: Cooked White Shrimp!
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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One Day Sale: Cooked White Shrimp!
Friday, October 19th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, $6.99 lb (save $6)

Responsibly Farmed Cooked White Shrimp will be on sale for $6.99 lb (save $6). 31/40 count, peeled with the tail on.

Fri
19
Vita-Mix
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Vita-Mix
Friday, October 19th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free

Join Vita-Mix in our Produce Department for free demonstrations on their awesome piece of kitchen equipment! Vita-Mix will be available for purchase during this time.

Fri
19
Health Starts Here: A Guilt Free Date Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here: A Guilt Free Date Night
Friday, October 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Lifestyle Center, $25, Pre-Registration and Payment Required. 24 hour notice required for refunds.

 

The holidays are approaching fast, and it usually comes with busy-ness and stress. Why not enjoy a relaxing date night before the season starts? Join us for a relaxing night of guilt-free, delicious, healthy food choices and excellent wine pairings. Our Chef will be preparing Health Starts Here dishes, and we'll demonstrate how to cook using wine instead of oil. If you have a vegan or vegetarian preference, please note this when signing up. Treat yourself and a special someone to a fun night!            


Sat
20
Sushi 101
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Sushi 101
Saturday, October 20th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Lifestyle Center, $15, Pre-Registration Required

Join us to learn the art of sushi making from chefs of Genji Express Sushi, premier provider of all-natural sushi available at Whole Foods Market. We'll receive hands-on instruction on various sushi techniques, such as inside out roll, Inari, and hand roll. Participants will enjoy samples of their creations, and will receive a sushi text book, Ginger Miso dressing, and a sushi diploma!

Mon
22
Chair Yoga
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Chair Yoga
Monday, October 22nd
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
The Lifestyle Center, Free, Pre-Register

Experience improved posture and comfort when you combine yoga, ergonomics, and physical therapy. Treat yourself to this free class and learn simple and valuable tips you can practice anywhere. To learn more visit www.youcallthisyoga.org

Tue
23
Fall Delights: Great Beers & Cheeses with Matt King & Ashley Cooper
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Lifestyle Center
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Fall Delights: Great Beers & Cheeses with Matt King & Ashley Cooper
Tuesday, October 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Lifestyle Center, $5, Pre-Register

Autumn is in full swing and what better way to toast the season than with some delicious beer and cheese! Join us as we sample some of our finest beers and cheeses that we consider down-right perfect for the chilly nights of Fall! We'll learn about the way these items are made and a little about the story of the craft and work behind it all. Not only will we discuss them-but of course, we'll be sampling them too!

Thu
25
Thursday Night Tasting: Fall Classics
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Thursday Night Tasting: Fall Classics
Thursday, October 25th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free!

A sampling of our favorite fall flavors!

Thu
25
Health Starts Here: Store Tour
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Health Starts Here: Store Tour
Thursday, October 25th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free, Pre-Register

 

Ever feel lost in the grocery store?  Get bogged-down by nutritional labels and marketing claims?  Wouldn’t you like to know where to look for the healthiest products?  Sign up and I’ll show you around!  I’ll speak to you about the Four Pillars of Healthy Eating, show you some great product options, and teach you how to make the healthiest food choices that work best for you!

 

Max of 7, so sign-up early!

Mon
29
Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
Monday, October 29th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, $3.99

On Mondays our Produce Team will serve up freshly made dips with tortilla chips for $3.99!

Tue
30
Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
Tuesday, October 30th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Tacos: $3.99 Sandwiches $6.99

Here's a new lunch option: Tuesdays we will offer a seafood entree! Fish Tacos & Seafood Salad Sandwiches will alternate weeks.

Wed
31
Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Take a Food Stand: Raleigh's Daily Extra
Wednesday, October 31st
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, $6.99

Chicken Satays, in assorted flavors, made fresh to order on Wednesdays for $6.99!

Wed
31
Trick or Treat, Grab Something Spooky to Eat!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Trick or Treat, Grab Something Spooky to Eat!
Wednesday, October 31st
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free!

Bring your little pirates and princesses in and trick or treat throughout the store! Make sure you grab something spooky to eat off of our hot bar before you head out for the night

Events At Nearby Stores

Tuesday-U
Tuesday, September 2nd
12:00 AM
@ Cooking North Raleigh, Free (or via donation request if applicable)

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Join us on Tuesdays for classes & demonstrations all about FOOD and FUN! Featured experts from the store and community will cover a range of topics from simple cooking techniques to featured flavors to special diet tastings, as well as health, wellness, DIY and everything in between!  Check out our Calendar for featured topics and times!

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Thursday Tasting Tour
Thursday, September 4th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the Store, Free
Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!*

Every Thursday, you can tour the store with your tastebuds, tasting delicious offerings from every department. Enjoy tour themes that feature special, seasonal or sale items! Talk to Team Members and pick up recipes and new ideas along the way! Check out the weekly tour theme on our monthly calendar to see what we’ll be cooking up! And if great food isn't incentive enough, how about a weekly Grocery Giveway?! During our Thursday Tasting Tour, you can grab a numbered Tasting Token at the door. Then when you check out, give it to your cashier, and if you have the pre-chosen winning number, everything in your cart (up to $100!) is FREE!**

*One number will be randomly drawn as the “winning number” before event. Number of tokens based on current average number of shoppers between the hours of 5pm-7pm on Thursday evenings. Customer with the matching number will be notified during checkout. Customer with the matching number will win items in their cart UP TO $100 for free! Additional purchases cannot be added after winner is notified. Total prize amount will be equivalent to the total value of the order at the time of checkout, ranging between $0.01 -$100. Cannot be transferred, substituted or used at a later date. One token per family/transaction. Customers conducting multiple transactions will only receive one token. See store for complete rules and details

Take your Taste buds on a Tour of the Store & Enter for a chance to win your Groceries for FREE!*
Tuesday-U
Tuesday, September 9th
12:00 AM
@ Cooking North Raleigh, Free (or via donation request if applicable)

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!

Join us on Tuesdays for classes & demonstrations all about FOOD and FUN! Featured experts from the store and community will cover a range of topics from simple cooking techniques to featured flavors to special diet tastings, as well as health, wellness, DIY and everything in between!  Check out our Calendar for featured topics and times!

Tuesday-U: Food Education & FUN!