September 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Back To School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Back To School
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
08
Healthy Dinner Shortcuts
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ cafe
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Healthy Dinner Shortcuts
Monday, September 8th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
cafe, FREE

If you are short on time but want to feed your family well on those hectic weeknights, this class is for YOU.  Healthy Eating Specialist and working mom Jennifer is going to show you how to make healthy dinners for your family in a snap. She’ll introduce you to our many “shortcut” foods and help you plan menus for the week. Sign up at Customer Service or email janelle.cesari@wholefoods.com to attend.

Wed
10
5% Day for Whole Kids Foundation
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Springfield Whole Foods Market
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5% Day for Whole Kids Foundation
Wednesday, September 10th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Springfield Whole Foods Market

Shop with us today, and 5% of our net sales will go to the Whole Kids Foundation. Every quarter, all Whole Foods Market stores choose a 501c3 organization as a 5% Day recipient. This month, we’re all about helping the Whole Kids Foundation raise money to help kids make healthier choices both at school and at home!

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

College football and tailgating is a quintessential part of fall. We'll share recipes, menu ideas and more to ensure you have the best bash in the parking lot! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Italian Cafe Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Outside the store
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Italian Cafe Night
Friday, September 12th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Outside the store, food available for purchase

Tonight bring your loved ones to our patio for a night at an Italian café.  We’re setting the stage with romantic music, red wine, pasta and meatballs, salad, garlic bread and MORE!

Sat
13
Make Your Own Smoothie Station
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Produce Dept
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Make Your Own Smoothie Station
Saturday, September 13th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Produce Dept, Donation to Whole Planet

Bring your kids to our smoothie station, where for a small donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, they can make their own smoothies using fresh fruits and veggies!

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
Thursday, September 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the 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.

 

Sun
21
The Great Grape Festival
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Storewide
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The Great Grape Festival
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storewide, FREE

This afternoon, we’re honoring the plump, juicy, GRAPE! Grapes are classified as either wine grapes or table grapes. So today we’re paying homage to ALL types by sampling everything from grape salad to our favorite fall wines to raisins!  You’ll also get a chance to win a “grape-lovers wine and cheese basket” by correctly guessing the number of raisins in our sample jar.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And Oom-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
27
Celebrate Oktoberfest
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Outside the store
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Celebrate Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 27th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Outside the store, food available for purchase

Join us out on the patio for our annual “Bavarian Feast” celebrating Oktoberfest!  We’re serving grilled Bratwurst, sauerkraut, soft pretzels, and of course, BEER! Wear your lederhosen and have a blast with us!

Mon
29
Wines from New Zealand Tasting Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Wines from New Zealand Tasting Class
Monday, September 29th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

The South Island’s towering mountains and plunging rivers mix with the North Island’s sun-soaked coastal plains to bring us six amazing wines! Tonight you’ll get to try these wines from New Zealand, plus learn more about this exotic country. Must be 21 to attend. Sign up at Customer Service or email janelle.cesari@wholefoods.com to attend.

Events At Nearby Stores

Meatless Monday-Fill your plate for $8 Lunch Edition
Monday, September 15th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Vienna, $8

Aja, our healthy eating specialist, will be here to help you fill your plate for $8! Skip the meat centered plate and try a plant based lunch-it's healthy made easy and delicious!

Aja, our healthy eating specialist, will be here to help you fill your plate for $8! Skip the meat centered plate and try a plant based lunch-it's healthy made easy and delicious!

Apples & Honey Series: Tasting the Jewish New Year
Monday, September 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In Store, FREE
Join us for a sampling of apples, honey and store-baked challah to taste, as well as recipe cards and child-friendly information about the Jewish High Holidays.  Come learn about the Jewish Food Experience, a project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.    
 
Join us for a sampling of apples, honey and store-baked challah to taste, as well as recipe cards and child-friendly information about the Jewish High Holidays.
In-Store Demos
Monday, September 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WHOLE FOODS MARKET TYSONS, STORE-WIDE, FREE

Join us each Monday from 5-7pm, and each Saturday from 11am-1pm, as we sample a variety of products throughout the store, including our exclusive 365 brand and seasonal favorites. You never know what new, healthy foods you might try!

Join us each Monday from 5-7pm, and each Saturday from 11am-1pm, as we sample a variety of products throughout the store, including our exclusive 365 brand and seasonal favorites.