November 2013

Sat
02
Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Deparment
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Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, November 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Prepared Foods Deparment

Join Whole Foods Market South Loop as we celebrate the Day of the Dead with traditional handcrafted tamales, sugar skull pops, and a special Day of the Dead Cocktail.

Sun
03
PlantStrong™ Brunch
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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PlantStrong™ Brunch
Sunday, November 3rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $8 per plate

The first Sunday of the month, join our Healthy Eating Specialists and Prep Foods Chef for a tasty and inexpensive brunch in our Whole Lifestyle Center! On this special Sunday, come in for a PlantStrong, Whole food, Healthy Fat and Nutrient Dense breakfast.  If you have been a 28 day challenger or just looking for some healthier options, this is the brunch for you! Check out our menu in the Whole Lifestyle Center window. It’s an open house while food lasts, so be sure to reserve your seat in advance at customer service.

Mon
04
Monday Night Football with Finch’s Beer
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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Monday Night Football with Finch’s Beer
Monday, November 4th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Engine Room Bar

Da Bears with beers, what could be better? Anthony from Finch’s Beer will be pouring out some local brews and giving away fun prizes while we show the Bears / Packers game. 

Tue
05
Eat without Heat - Raw Food Series
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Eat without Heat - Raw Food Series
Tuesday, November 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $15

Fall into raw food prep with our resident Healthy Eating and Raw Food Chef, Bonita Kindle, for a fun-filled class that includes tasty and delicious recipes and samples. Sign up at Customer Serivce or call (312) 435 4600 in advance. 48-hour cancellation policy.  Space is limited. 

Thu
07
Natural Beauty Inside and Out
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Natural Beauty Inside and Out
Thursday, November 7th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free!

Learn to nourish your skin from within and without your body with this class from our Whole Body Team. Join us in the Whole Lifestyle Center while three holistic health and nutrition experts, including a personal trainer, a skin care expert from Mychelle Dermaceuticals, and a natural makeup specialist divulge their secrets for treating your skin right and gaining a natural, healthy glow through good health. Guests will leave with a suite of samples provided by Mychelle Dermaceuticals. Class size is limited, so please sign up at the Customer Service desk or call (312) 435 4600 to register.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Cider and Oyster Shucking
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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Cider and Oyster Shucking
Friday, November 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Engine Room Bar

Join us for a classic pairing of carefully-selected ciders poured from the Engine Room and oysters shucked by our expert seafood staff.

Fri
08
Aromatherapy Made Easy!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Aromatherapy Made Easy!
Friday, November 8th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free!

Aromatherapy experts from Aura Cacia Essential Oils will be at your service –right in time for the holidays! Join us in the Whole Lifestyle Center for an introduction to aromatherapy basics and concoct your own scent to take home! All supplies will be provided by Aura Cacia – just bring your creativity! Class size is limited, so please sign up at the Customer Service desk or call (312) 435 4600 to register.

Sat
09
Soup’s On!
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Soup’s On!
Saturday, November 9th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $15

The best way to cozy up on a chilly fall day is with a steaming bowl of soup. Come to our Whole Lifestyle Center to learn how to make soup that will warm and nourish the body and is free of oil, dairy, and processed foods. Space is limited please register by visiting the Customer Service Desk or calling (312) 435 4600

Tue
12
Recipe Rescue Series - Holiday Makeover & Fall Comfort Food
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Recipe Rescue Series - Holiday Makeover & Fall Comfort Food
Tuesday, November 12th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $15 per class/$25 both classes

Are you worried that the holidays will derail your healthy eating plan? Healthy Eating Special, Jessica, is here to help! In these cooking demo classes, we will re-do your holiday favorites and fall comfort foods and make them into whole food, nutrient dense dishes. 

Holiday Makeover - Tuesday, November 12th 6-7:30pm

Fall Comfort Food - Wednesday, November 13th 6-7:30pm

Space is limited. Vist Customer Service or call (312) 435 4600 to register.

Wed
13
Recipe Rescue Series - Holiday Makeover & Fall Comfort Food
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Recipe Rescue Series - Holiday Makeover & Fall Comfort Food
Wednesday, November 13th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $15 per class/$25 both classes

Are you worried that the holidays will derail your healthy eating plan? Healthy Eating Special, Jessica, is here to help! In these cooking demo classes, we will re-do your holiday favorites and fall comfort foods and make them into whole food, nutrient dense dishes. 

Holiday Makeover - Tuesday, November 12th 6-7:30pm

Fall Comfort Food - Wednesday, November 13th 6-7:30pm

Space is limited. Vist Customer Service or call (312) 435 4600 to register.

Wed
13
Beer & Cheese Pairing Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Tables at the Engine Room
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Beer & Cheese Pairing Class
Wednesday, November 13th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Tables at the Engine Room, $10

Join us at the Community Tables near the Engine Room as Certified Cicerone Adam Schulte from Artisanal Imports and our very own Certified Cheese Monger Matt Soucy teach perfect pairings for beer and cheese. Sign up is required to reserve your seat. Visit Customer Service or call (312) 435 4600 to register. Must be 21+ to register. 

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
Thursday, November 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
14
Autumn Centerpiece-Making - Keep It Simple Series
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Autumn Centerpiece-Making - Keep It Simple Series
Thursday, November 14th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $20 (Includes all centerpiece materials, but please bring a pair of scissors.)

Do you love all of those floral Pinterest projects and wish you could make one yourself? Here’s your chance! Join us in the Whole Lifestyle Center while our award-winning floral specialists Stacey and Luz lead you through a make-and-take seasonal centerpiece workshop, just in time for Thanksgiving. Space is limited. Visit Customer Service or call (312) 435 4600 to register.

Fri
15
Night Cat and Two Brothers Coffee Launch
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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Night Cat and Two Brothers Coffee Launch
Friday, November 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Engine Room Bar

Join us in the Engine Room as Trevor from Two Brothers Brewing Company pours the perfect-for-fall Night Cat brew, other favorite Two Brothers beers, and coffee cocktails made by The Engine Room’s very own Ian!

Sun
17
Turkey Rookie - Keep It Simple Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Turkey Rookie - Keep It Simple Series
Sunday, November 17th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Cost: $10 (Includes all prep materials and a drink from the Engine Room)

Whether it’s your first time preparing a turkey or you’re in need of brushing up your bird-cooking skills, you won’t want to miss this Turkey 101 class taught by our expert Meat Department. Join us in the Whole Lifestyle Center to learn key turkey prep as well as practical tips for making sure you get a perfect turkey this Thanksgiving. Sign up in advance; Visit Customer Service or call (312) 435 4600 to register. Seats are limited! Must be 21 or older to drink alcohol. 

Mon
18
Book Club
7:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Book Club
Monday, November 18th
7:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free!

Come join our Healthy Eating Specialists as we read our way to a healthier lifestyle with our monthly book club! We’ll enjoy a light snack and evening tea while we discuss the book of the month. It’s recommended but not required that you read the book before you come to the book club and we’ll discuss and share. Contact Customer Service at 312.435.4600 for more information.

Thu
21
Keeping Your Cool - Party Planning 101 Series
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Frozen Aisle
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Keeping Your Cool - Party Planning 101 Series
Thursday, November 21st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Frozen Aisle, Free!

Thanksgiving planning have you at your wit’s end? Chill out! Bundle up and head to our frozen aisle where we’ll be sampling a couple of our frozen favorites perfect for your Friday night, Football Sunday, and all of the Holiday parties in between. 

Thu
21
Beaujolais Nouveau Release Party
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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Beaujolais Nouveau Release Party
Thursday, November 21st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Engine Room Bar

Oenophiles unite, it’s Beaujolais Nouveau time! Join us for Vertical Beaujolais Flights of this festive once-a-year party wine. Food! Fun! Don’t miss it!

Thu
21
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, November 21st
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. 

Fri
22
Feed Everyone at the Table - Party Planning 101 Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Feed Everyone at the Table - Party Planning 101 Series
Friday, November 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-wide, Free!

If you’re having trouble creating your Thanksgiving menu because you’ve got to keep everyone’s special dietary needs in mind, this is the night for you. We’ll be sampling out vegan, gluten-free, and allergen-free options so you can feed everyone at your Thanksgiving table.

Sun
24
Taste of Thanksgiving - Keep It Simple Series
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Near the Holiday Table
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Taste of Thanksgiving - Keep It Simple Series
Sunday, November 24th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Near the Holiday Table, Free!

Take it easy this Thanksgiving. Keep it simple and order made-from-scratch turkey, gravy, stuffing and all the fixins from our Holiday Menu. You have two chances to taste the bounty this year, so be sure to take a bite.

Events At Nearby Stores

Chair Massage by Sauganash Wellness Center
Tuesday, July 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, $1/minute

Be sure to add “massage” to your grocery list! The Sauganash Wellness Center team is back by popular demand to offer a nice treat to your day.  Let them help bring your shoulders back down where they belong with a brief, but effective mini-massage. 

Be sure to add “massage” to your grocery list!

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, July 30th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Basic Cooking Techniques Class
Wednesday, July 30th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $30

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she teaches you all the tricks needed to successfully cook in your kitchen at home.  Learn easy tips on how to sauté, steam, blanch, poach, braise, roast, bake and boil.  All skills welcomed.  Class includes samples and take home recipe cards.

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she teaches you all the tricks needed to successfully cook in your kitchen at home.  Learn easy tips on how to sauté, steam, blanch, poach, brais