December 2013

Sun
01
Wrap Like a Pro! with Copiosity Greetings
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Wrap Like a Pro! with Copiosity Greetings
Sunday, December 1st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Tips and techniques for wrapping the perfect present for your loved ones this Holiday season. Join Cynthia from Copiosity Greetings as she shares some of the secrets of her trade. http://copiositygreetings.com/.  This is a continuous demonstration. No registration required.
 

Mon
02
Beyond the Button
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Beyond the Button
Monday, December 2nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

For those not eating meat, mushrooms can provide a great basis for an entrée as well as providing much needed Vitamin D in winter. Join Ariane as she makes Mushroom Stroganoff, “Creamy” Mushroom Soup  and other tasty mushroom treats. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.
 

Wed
04
Half Pint Kids Club: Marshmellow Snowflakes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half Pint Kids Club: Marshmellow Snowflakes
Wednesday, December 4th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Tips and techniques for wrapping the perfect present for your loved ones this Holiday season. Join Cynthia from Copiosity Greetings as she shares some of the secrets of her trade. Winter can be the sweetest time of year! Today we'll be using little marshmellows to create crafty seasonal snowflakes! This class is perfect for kids 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided.  Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.

 

Thu
05
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, December 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

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. 

Mon
09
Healthy Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Healthy Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres
Monday, December 9th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Join Ariane as she shares some health conscious tips for approaching Holiday parties and creating your own party food that is delicious as well as healthful. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.
 

Tue
10
Cheese Nights
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

We are kicking off our quarterly Cheese Nights series with a class on how to create a cheese board. Enjoy tasting a diverse selection of delicious cheeses that combine to make decadent pairings worth sharing. This is a continuous demonstration. No registration required.
 

Thu
12
Half-Pint Kids Club
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club
Thursday, December 12th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

We're in the holiday spirit today! Join as we create our own Gingerbread Man using a variety of craft supplies. Be ready to get a little messy. This class is perfect for kids 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.
 

Thu
12
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
12
Family Holiday Hoopla!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Family Holiday Hoopla!
Thursday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Join us for a fun family holiday celebration! This is a party especially for the kids. They can have their photo taken with Santa, decorate their own holiday cookie, make a Holiday craft, have their face painted or find Holiday treats throughout the store. Adults will be treated to some tasty samples too!  Registration at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373 to visit Santa (Maximum 40 children).
 

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. 

Mon
16
Gluten Free Entertaining
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Gluten Free Entertaining
Monday, December 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Entertaining gluten-free guests this holiday season?  Join Emily from Goldilocks Goodies as she demonstrates 3 sweet and savory recipe ideas and gives tips about baking, cooking and serving easy, seasonal and impressive dishes for your guests.  Goldilocks Goodies is a line of gluten-free treats that are fresh and delicious (http://goldilocksgoodies.com/). Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.
 

Wed
18
Half-Pint Kids Club: Ornament Making
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club: Ornament Making
Wednesday, December 18th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, Free

Celebrate the Festive season by making your own ornament!  Snacks will be provided. This class is perfect for kids 2 – 5. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 6089373.


 

Thu
19
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

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. 

Thu
26
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, December 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

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. 

Events At Nearby Stores

BOOfest!
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Columbia, Free

Calling all goblins, princesses and superheroes!

11am-3pm In-Store Trick-or-Treating
Visit each team in the store for a treat!

11:30am-12pm Costume Parade & Contest
Meet at the back cafe overlooking the lake at 11:15am. Children will get to show off their costumes as they parade around the store to the cheers of our team members!  For the costume contest, all participants are winners and will receive prizes. Ages 12 and under. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Calling all goblins, princesses and superheroes!

11am-3pm In-Store Trick-or-Treating

Fall Food Festival
Saturday, October 25th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Outside the store, food available for purchase

Come enjoy the crisp weather today out on the patio as well celebrate to best of fall! We’re serving seasonal favorites such as chili, cornbread, apple pie, and fall beers. We’ll have games for kids and a raffle for adults. Plus, sing along to the hits of the 50s, 60s, ,70s and 80s with live music from Columbia, Maryland’s own, “Pet Rock” band.

Come enjoy the crisp weather today out on the patio as well celebrate to best of fall! We’re serving seasonal favorites such as chili, cornbread, apple pie, and fall beers.

Fall Festival
Saturday, October 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tenley, FREE

We have lots of free fun headed your way at our Fall Festival. Join us for a sneak peek of some of our favorite holiday foods while you listen to the harmonious sounds of local band South Rail.

We'll also have pumpkin painting on the porch for the kiddos and trick or treating available in store!  Costumes encouraged, but not required.  See you there!

We have lots of free fun headed your way at our Fall Festival.