December 2012

Sat
01
Local for the Holidays!
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Local for the Holidays!
Saturday, December 1st
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, Free

 

Local for the Holidays

Saturday, December 1

Come together to share local fare.

10 am Race to Give for Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry: Watch two shoppers race to fill their carts for those in need!

11 am Eggnog Taste Test: Taste the best nog from dairies around the Midwest.

12 - 3 pm  Local Vendor Fair featuring the Steven Cooper Duo: Nosh on treats provided by local Illinois food producers.

Mon
03
Gingerbread Workshop
9:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - cafe
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Gingerbread Workshop
Monday, December 3rd
9:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - cafe, $19.99 per house kit; kits can be shared.

Grab the kids and sign up for one of our two Gingerbread Workshop sessions - 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.  Enjoy a holiday continental breakfast as you ice the eaves of edible architecture. House kits can be shared.  Children are asked to attend with a parent or guardian. Reserve your house kit and RSVP by visiting our Customer Service Desk, or call (708) 366-1045. 

Mon
03
Crab Cracking
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Crab Cracking
Monday, December 3rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, $9.99/lb (Savings of $5 per pound!)

Indulge in wild-caught, never-frozen, fully cooked Dungeness crab!  We'll clean and crack your crab to order, for maximum deliciousness and minimum mess. While your order in prepared, swing by our Holiday Order Table where we'll be sampling selections from our Christmas & New Year's menu. 

Mon
24
Christmas Eve Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Christmas Eve Hours
Monday, December 24th
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, n/a

We're open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.  We will be CLOSED on Christmas Day.  Regular store hours resume December 26, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Events At Nearby Stores

Bedding Drive for Beds Plus Care
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
In the entry way, Donation

One of the biggest needs that our community partner Bed Plus faces is having enough bedding for their homeless shelter in west suburban Cook County.

Since during Earth Month, we’re re-using and recycling, we’re asking our customers to donate bedding in good condition (or new) to offset their needs.

They need: twin sheets (sets or single), standard pillowcases, and twin-sized washable blankets.

For more info or to volunteer, visit http://beds-plus.org/

One of the biggest needs that our community partner Bed Plus faces is having enough bedding for their homeless shelter in west suburban Cook County.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th
8:00 AM
Deerfield, Complimentary

Jump on over to the Deerfield store today at 8:00am for our first Easter Egg Hunt.  Kids ages 1-10 will be able to hunt for some fun filled eggs throughout the store.  If you’re lucky and find a golden egg, you’re in for a hoppin’ good prize—a Whole Foods Market gift basket!  You’ll want to stick around for a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny after the egg hunt too!

Jump on over to the Deerfield store today at 8:00am for our first Easter Egg Hunt.  Kids ages 1-10 will be able to hunt for some fun filled eggs throughout the store.  If you’re lucky and find a g

Earth Month Kid's Club
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gold Coast, Free

Stop by our Cafe (freshly taken over by a garden), bring the kids, and plant a small container garden. Supplies wil be available throughout the hour. Refreshments for both kids and parents will be available. Space is limited. Please call 312-932-9600 to register.

Stop by our Cafe (freshly taken over by a garden), bring the kids, and plant a small container garden. Supplies wil be available throughout the hour.