December 2012

Mon
03
Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights with Chef Egg
Monday, December 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Join Chef Egg to learn the secrets behind Grandma’s Pressure Cooker Braised Brisket, Homemade Potato Latkes and Warm Apple Sauce. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
06
Half-Pint Kids Club - Ornament Making
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Ornament Making
Thursday, December 6th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Nothing is better than homemade holiday ornaments to decorate your home during the holidays! Using pipe cleaners and beads, kids will learn to make their own personalized decorations. Snacks will be provided. Perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Sat
08
Holiday Tasting – Entertaining and All Things Festive
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Holiday Tasting – Entertaining and All Things Festive
Saturday, December 8th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Let us help make your Holiday a celebration in every way!  From the delicious tastes of our Holiday Entertaining menu to great gift ideas for all the family, we’ll help you to make your traditions come to life!


Join us for:

• Store wide tasting and sampling

• Holiday Story Time and Decoration Making. Perfect for kids 2 and up. ( 2-3pm)

• Vendor Demonstrations

• Book Signing with Local Author, Christine Carroll.  "Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants"
 

Mon
10
Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
Monday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Italian or not, join Chef Egg as he creates a feast of seven fish dishes. From Crab, Mushroom and Gruyere Tart to Linguini with Lemon, Olive and Anchovies, this is a seafood feast that will get you in the festive spirit. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Mon
10
Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
Monday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Italian or not, join Chef Egg as he creates a feast of seven fish dishes. From Crab, Mushroom and Gruyere Tart to Linguini with Lemon, Olive and Anchovies, this is a seafood feast that will get you in the festive spirit. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Tue
11
Half-Pint Kids Club - Winter Holidays with Ms Celia
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Winter Holidays with Ms Celia
Tuesday, December 11th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Join Ms Celia for a musical exploration of the Winter Holidays. We’ll be making crafts, singing songs and story time is always a treat.  Perfect for kids 2 and up. Snack will be provided. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Wed
12
Half-Pint Kids Club - Snowmen Marshmallow Treats
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Snowmen Marshmallow Treats
Wednesday, December 12th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Winter is right around the corner and that means snow! Perfect for dipping into a cup of hot cocoa, we'll be making our own tasty snowmen on a stick. Perfect for kids 2 and up.
Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Sun
16
Holiday Diaper Drop to benefit DC Diaper
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In Store
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Holiday Diaper Drop to benefit DC Diaper
Sunday, December 16th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In Store, FREE

Help us to collect 10,000 diapers for babies and toddlers in our community! The DC Diaper Bank works to provide a reliable and adequate supply of free diapers to families in need in our community.  Do you have extra diapers that your child has outgrown? Can you pick up an extra pack during your regular diaper run or order? You can help by bringing them to Whole Foods Market, Silver Spring between 10am-2pm and donate them directly to DC Diaper Bank!
 

Currently enjoying a diaper-free lifestyle? Packages of our 365 Diapers will be available for purchase at the register!


 

Mon
17
Holiday Entertaining with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Holiday Entertaining with Chef Egg
Monday, December 17th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Entertaining this Holiday season?  Join Chef Egg as he shows you how to assemble an inexpensive and outstanding Holiday Fruit and Cheese Platter, Fig and Goat Cheese Flatbread, Baked Brie with Cherries and Thyme and Horseradish & Bacon Oysters. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

 

Wed
19
Zuzu Spa Event
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Zuzu Spa Event
Wednesday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Join Margot O'Neill for a live demonstration of the qualities and benefits of using the Zuzu line of skin cosmetics.

Inspired by the European spa tradition, the ZuZu Luxe luxury color cosmetics line blends soothing, clean all natural ingredients, such as spring water, herbs and vitamins as well as rare and exotic essential oils with sophisticated, fresh colors designed for women in the know.

Find out more at http://www.gabrielcosmeticsinc.com/index.cfm?category=3

Thu
20
Half-Pint Kids Club - Cookie Decorating
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Cookie Decorating
Thursday, December 20th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

It's the holiday season and we're ready for something sweet! Join us for a sweet time as we decorate delicious cookies just in time for the holidays! Little ones can enjoy a cookie as a snack and take some home to enjoy with friends and family! Perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373
 

Tue
25
Fall and Winter Food Gardening
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Fall and Winter Food Gardening
Tuesday, December 25th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

With cooler temperatures and less bugs, fall and winter are the perfect time to keep growing food – and late summer is the time to start! This class will focus on planning the cold weather food garden, simple structures including low tunnels (with a hands on demo), cover crops, and winter garden maintenance.
 

Events At Nearby Stores

38th Annual Metric Running Festival
Sunday, September 21st
8:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Town Center Lakefront, $65+

Run, play, eat!

Looking to run something longer than a half marathon but shorter than a full? Come run the Metric Marathon! Need a race in the beginning of Autumn and 26.2K is too long? Then come run the relay! The Howard County Striders' 38th Annual Metric Running Festival offers a 26.2km Marathon or 2 x 13.1km Relay. The race takes place Sunday 9/21, 8:15am at the Town Center Lakefront. Enjoy the post-race festival next to the Whole Foods Market store, with brunch sponsored by Whole Foods Market Columbia.

Click here to sign up online through Howard County Striders.

Run, play, eat!

Apple & Honey Series: Tasting the Jewish New Year
Sunday, September 21st
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

We’ll have 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 (jewishfoodexperience.com), a project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.  Tasting is free, no prior registration required. 

We’ll have 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 Ex

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.

This afternoon, we’re honoring the plump, juicy, GRAPE! Grapes are classified as either wine grapes or table grapes.