December 2013

Tue
03
Sips with Jose
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Sips with Jose
Tuesday, December 3rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

Have you met Jose, our Beer & Wine Buyer? He’s got a wealth of knowledge and would love to share his favorite party pleasers….just add party! Please RSVP at Customer Service or Specialty counter.

Thu
05
Ingredients for Creativity: DIY Chalk Greeting Cards w/ Jess
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Ingredients for Creativity: DIY Chalk Greeting Cards w/ Jess
Thursday, December 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, $5 Donation

If you’ve shopped with us, you’ve probably seen the awe-inspiring chalk boards done by Jess, one of our Store Artists. Jess will walk you through creating your very own chalk-like greeting cards to send to your loved ones!
 

Thursday, December 5th 4-6pm
 

Price: $5 suggested donation to the Feed 4 More Campaign for Atlanta Community Food Bank

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
07
Best. Holiday Party. Ever.
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Best. Holiday Party. Ever.
Saturday, December 7th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

We’ve waited all year for this! Wear your tacky Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa sweater for a free gift. Bring your camera and snap a shot with Santa. Enjoy some awesome food, fit for your own party! Help us make yours the BEST….HOLIDAY….EVER!

Tue
10
Sips with Jose
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Sips with Jose
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

Have you met Jose, our Beer & Wine Buyer? He’s got a wealth of knowledge and would love to share his favorite party pleasers….just add party! Please RSVP at Customer Service or Specialty counter.

Tue
10
Cheese Nights
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Cheese Nights
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

How to Create a Cheese Board

 

Taste and learn with our experts, just in time for holiday celebrations!

Enjoy some of the world’s best cheeses and get advice from Ceteka, a Certified Cheese Professional, on how to pick, present and pair them!

Wed
11
5% Community Giving Day: Sandy Springs Mission
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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5% Community Giving Day: Sandy Springs Mission
Wednesday, December 11th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs

5% Of our Total Sales on Wednesday, December 11th will be donated to Sandy Springs Mission, whose aim is to help and inspire at-risk students obtain a high school diploma by providing enrichment programs.


http://www.sandyspringsmission.org

Thu
12
Eat to Give: A Dinner to Feed Four More
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Eat to Give: A Dinner to Feed Four More
Thursday, December 12th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, $25, all proceeds benefit Atlanta Community Food Bank

Please join us for a 5-course New Southern meal, generously prepared by Chef Matt, served with wine & live music.   Please reserve your seat at Customer Service on or before Monday, December 9th, 2013.

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Sat
14
Taste of the Holidays
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 14th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

Are you ready for your Christmas & New Years’ Eve parties? Come taste some amazing dishes to complete your holiday spread!

Tue
17
Sips with Jose
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Sips with Jose
Tuesday, December 17th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, Free

Have you met Jose, our Beer & Wine Buyer? He’s got a wealth of knowledge and would love to share his favorite party pleasers….just add party! Please RSVP at Customer Service or Specialty counter.

Thu
19
Ingredients for Creativity: Crochet w/ Audrey
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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Ingredients for Creativity: Crochet w/ Audrey
Thursday, December 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs, $5

Have you met Audrey, our Bakery/Coffee Bar Team Member?  She loves to crochet, and wants to teach you how to crochet your very own coffee cup sleeve!

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
20
One Whole Gift Shop featuring Etsy
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs
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One Whole Gift Shop featuring Etsy
Friday, December 20th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sandy Springs

You probably already know that we have loads of good stuff for your holiday recipes, but did know we’ve also got tons of great gifts for your favorite hostess, your Secret Santa, or just because?  Several of our suppliers, along with a few Etsy merchants, will be in-store to show you some of our most gift-worthy items, and we’ll even have a gift wrap station!

 

Check out the Etsy merchants that will be joining us for the fun:

 

Mint Empire: MintEmpire

Harvest Girl: HarvestGirlLove

Art Made For You: ArtMadeForYou

Fine Line Wood Design: FineLineWoodDesign

Lollipops N' Things: LollipopsNThings

Virtuous Creations: VirtuousCreations

Red Beard Brew Bars: RedBeardBrewBars

Charmed Design: CharmedDesign

Tuere Treasures: TuereTreatures

Victoria Jess: Victoria Jess

 

 

Some of our "From the South" suppliers who will be ready to finish your gift list:

 

Savannah Bee Company: savannahbee.com

Sallie's Greatest Jams: salliesgreatest.com

Thistle Farms: thistlefarms.org

Counter Culture Coffee: counterculturecoffee.com

JudiCakes: Judicakes.co

Boca Soaps: Shop.Bocasoaps.com

Southeast Succulents: southeastsucculents.com

 

 

More to be announced!

 

 

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Tue
31
Seafood & Sparklers with Chef Amanda
12:00 AM @ Cooking Sandy Springs
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Seafood & Sparklers with Chef Amanda
Tuesday, December 31st
12:00 AM
Cooking Sandy Springs

New Year's Eve Celenrations call for Seafood & Sparkling Wine.  Chef Amanda will be sharing some of her favorite pairings all day long.  Just Add Party!

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Yoga Class
Thursday, July 10th
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Community Room, $5 Donation

Join us every Thursday for a 75 min Hatha yoga practice, followed by an optional 15 min. department spotlight and Health Starts Here tasting. Hatha yoga improves flexibility and balance, strengthens, tones and builds muscles, corrects posture and relieves tension and stress to rejuvenate your spirit. All levels are welcome and variations will always be given.

 

Pamela Chanin, our Demo Specialist here at Whole Foods Market Merchant’s Walk, will be teaching this class. She has been a certified yoga instructor since 2009.

 

Arrive early to claim your spot. Space is limited to 12 participants. Bring your own yoga mat (block and strap optional), and wear comfortable stretchy clothing. Barefoot is best. Must be 18 yrs old to participate.

 

Cost: $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Join us every Thursday for a 75 min Hatha yoga practice, followed by an optional 15 min. department spotlight and Health Starts Here tasting.

International Taco Truck
Thursday, July 10th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cobb Harry's,

Enjoy a selection of ethnic tacos every Tuesday and Thursday from our Food Truck!

Enjoy a selection of ethnic tacos every Tuesday and Thursday from our Food Truck!

Gelato Happy Hour
Thursday, July 10th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gelato Bar,

Its HOT here in the South!  What better to cool off with than some delicious gelato? Stop by on Thursday evenings from 5-8 and get a FREE large gelato with purchase of $30 or more! Just present your receipt to the gelato bar and enjoy your sweet treat on the house! Limit one gelato per receipt.  

Its HOT here in the South!  What better to cool off with than some delicious gelato? Stop by on Thursday evenings from 5-8 and get a FREE large gelato with purchase of $30 or more!