October 2013

Tue
08
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, October 8th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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).   

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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.

 
Wed
16
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, October 16th
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
17
Cheese Monger’s Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Cheese Monger’s Club
Thursday, October 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

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.

Sat
19
4th Annual Tampa Bay VegFest
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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4th Annual Tampa Bay VegFest
Saturday, October 19th
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

The 4th Annual Tampa Bay VegFest will feature local restaurants with vegetarian and vegan food, live music, fun and games for kids, healthy-living and eco-friendly exhibitors, info on local nonprofits, animal adoptions, and well-known national and local guest speakers. Visit the Whole Foods Market booth to taste some of our most popular vegan items!

*Please note that this is event is NOT held at Whole Foods Market.

Sat
19
Live Cupcake Decorating with Melanie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Live Cupcake Decorating with Melanie
Saturday, October 19th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Watch our Cake and Cupcake Artist create SCARY-delicious Halloween cupcakes! Melanie has 8 years of decorating experience and her favorite holiday is Halloween. Visit our Bakery Department to see her skills in action! No registration necessary.  

Mon
21
Chopped Challenge: You be the Judge
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Chopped Challenge: You be the Judge
Monday, October 21st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Three Whole Foods Market Tampa Team Members will take on the challenge of winning your vote with their own recipes! Each recipe must feature a secret ingredient – and meet the requirements of our Health Starts Here program. You’ll be the judge of whose healthy dish is the most creative and delicious. Vote by casting your ballot and be entered to win a $25 gift card! See store for details.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
24
Beer Class: It’s Beer-o-ween!
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Class: It’s Beer-o-ween!
Thursday, October 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 Donation to the Whole Kids Foundation

Taste a variety of beers, and learn what they pair best with, during our monthly Beer Tasting. This month’s theme is Beer-o-ween: taste the season’s best pumpkin beers, as well as many other fearsome brews. For a $5 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, enjoy more than a dozen different beers as well as light appetizers. Attend in costume and be entered to win a fabulous Beer Gift Basket! This tasting will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Fri
25
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, October 25th
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.

Sat
26
Halloween Trick or Treating
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Halloween Trick or Treating
Saturday, October 26th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing tricky about our treats – no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors or preservatives. Bring your kids in costume and collect tasty treats all throughout the store! Plus each team in the store will be carving up their own pumpkin to display – cast your vote for the best one and be entered to win a $25 gift card! See store for details.

Mon
28
Vegan Baking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Vegan Baking Class
Monday, October 28th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Learn to make delicious sweet treats without the dairy! Demo Specialist Julie will share all the tips and tricks to make sure your vegan desserts turn out perfect every time! This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Julie.sandri@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Double Discount Wine Sale
Saturday, December 27th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
In the Wine Department, Save 20% on a case of wine

Just in time for the new year, purchase a case of wine and receive double the discount! During this once a year sale, mix and match any 12 bottles of your favorite wines and get 20% off your purchase (excluding Three Wishes wines).

Free samplings every afternoon of the sale! See a Specialty team member to pre-order your cases.

Bubbly Brunch Pop-Up
Saturday, December 27th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Prepared Foods Department, Pricing Varies

Ring in the New Year with made-to-order eggs and mimosas during our brunch pop-up.

Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, December 28th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!