March 2013

Thu
07
Cigar City Beer Dinner
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Cigar City Beer Dinner
Thursday, March 7th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $25 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

 

Join us for a four-course dinner featuring local craft beer brewer, Cigar City Brewery! Each course will be paired with an accompanying beer, and 100% of your donation benefits the Whole Planet Foundation. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, email Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com or sign up in our Specialty Department.

Sat
09
PARMageddon!!!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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PARMageddon!!!
Saturday, March 9th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

It’s a Parmesan invasion! Gather around for the Cracking of the Parm, a Whole Foods Market cheesy tradition, and cheer us on as we attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most wheels of parmesan cracked simultaneously! All Whole Foods Market stores around the country will be cracking the Parm at exactly 3pm. Be there to watch us make history – AND, of course, taste the unique freshly-cracked flavor of the Parmiggiano Reggiano. No registration necessary.

Tue
12
5% Day for WMNF
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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5% Day for WMNF
Tuesday, March 12th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

Shop today and 5% of the day’s net sales will be donated to WMNF 88.5 fm Community Radio!  This Tampa Bay non-profit organization is volunteer-powered and listener-sponsored, providing the listening community with eclectic music as well as non-mainstream news, views and public affairs programming. Stop by on Tuesday and listen to the cool sounds of local radio as WMNF DJs spin tunes right here in the store! Meet your favorite DJs and enter to win tickets to Tropical Heatwave!

Sat
16
BEACH YOGA JAM for a Cause
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Picnic Island Park, 7404 Picnic Island Blvd, Tampa
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BEACH YOGA JAM for a Cause
Saturday, March 16th
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Picnic Island Park, 7404 Picnic Island Blvd, Tampa , $5 suggested donation for the Whole Planet Foundation

 

Join us at beautiful Picnic Island Park in Tampa for a fun day of cleaning the beach, practicing Yoga with local Yoga Instructor Chay Prieto, and sunset drumming led by the talented Baye Kouyate. The plastics that are collected on the beach will be used to create a piece of recycled artwork to create a visual reminder of ocean plastic pollution.  Water and snacks will be provided.  We’ll be having a great time for a great cause! To register for this event or for more information please email Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

*Note: This event is not held at Whole Foods Market Tampa.

Tue
19
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, March 19th
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

Moms sometimes forget to take time out for themselves – so let us pamper you! At our monthly Mom’s Morning Escape, moms will receive a free mini-massage, coffee or tea, and muffin from the Coffee Bar.  Please check in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher, then make your way to the Coffee Bar for breakfast. Also, don’t forget to enjoy a relaxing five minute chair massage by Therapeutic Massage in our Whole Body Department (first-come, first-served).   

Wed
20
Store Tour: Eating Healthy on a Budget
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Store Tour: Eating Healthy on a Budget
Wednesday, March 20th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

Does living on a budget mean that you can’t eat healthy? What about a busy lifestyle? Take a tour around the store with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam and learn valuable tips for shopping smart and staying healthy. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Thu
21
Cheese Monger’s Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Cheese Monger’s Club
Thursday, March 21st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 Donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Are you a member of our Cheese Monger’s Club? Each month we celebrate and sample a variety of cheeses, as well as complimentary wines to bring out their flavor and richness. Plus all Cheese Club members receive emails about our latest selections. Sign up in our Specialty Department or ask one of our Cheesy Team Members for more details.

Fri
22
Kegs for a Cause: a Craft Beer & Music event benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Reilly’s Westshore Taphouse, 3681 S Westshore Blvd
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Kegs for a Cause: a Craft Beer & Music event benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
Friday, March 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Reilly’s Westshore Taphouse, 3681 S Westshore Blvd

 

Join us for craft beer and local music and help support a great cause! The annual Kegs for a Cause event will raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation, a non-profit organization that funds microlending programs in developing-world communities. Kegs for a Cause will take place at the Reilly’s Westshore Taphouse located on Westshore and Euclid. Get a free Whole Foods Market pint glass (while supplies last) and enter to win beer-themed door prizes!

*Note: This event is not held at Whole Foods Market Tampa.

Sat
23
Deviled Egg-Off!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Deviled Egg-Off!
Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

Get EGG-cited about an EGG-cellent celebration! To pay homage to the humble egg, five brave team members will go toe-to-toe and egg-to-egg with their favorite deviled egg recipes! Your vote decides the winner: who will EGG-cell and who will end up with egg on their face?!? Cast your vote and be entered to win a year’s supply of eggs! Kids join in the fun too with natural egg dying just in time for the Easter Bunny!

Mon
25
Girl Gab with Jade
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Girl Gab with Jade
Monday, March 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 

Does natural hair coloring really work?  What does natural makeup look like?  What can I do for wrinkles? Our Whole Body Team Member Jade will answer all of your beauty and wellness questions! Find out what you can do to look and feel fabulous, and of course, try some free samples!  This gab session will be held in the Whole Body Department.  No registration necessary.

Thu
28
Beer Tasting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Tasting
Thursday, March 28th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

 

Taste a variety of beers, and learn what they pair best with, during our monthly Beer Tasting. For a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation, enjoy more than a dozen different beers as well as light appetizers. This tasting will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Fri
29
We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
Friday, March 29th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make delicious raw recipes with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Events At Nearby Stores

Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Back-to-School Lunch for All Ages
Thursday, August 28th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Outdoor patio (subject to weather) or indoor cafe, Free, registration required
Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean the fun is! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole. for a Back-to-School cooking class to help family members of all ages pack healthy sack lunches!
 
Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-back-to-sc... or phone Customer Service at 813-264-3600.
Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean the fun is! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole.
Wine Down the Week
Friday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, Free!

Unwind your work week with our Certified Sommelier Amy and sample multiple wines and beers paired with hand-cut cheeses.

Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
Saturday, August 30th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Storewide, Free, registration required
Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank. Receive healthy recipes and our Whole Deal magazine filled with Whole Foods Market coupons!
 
Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-eating-on-budget-store-tour-tickets... or phone Customer Service at 813-264-3600.
Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank.