October 2013

Thu
03
Wine Class - Whole Journeys Themed
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class - Whole Journeys Themed
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department , $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Updated!  Class moved to Oct 3rd... 

Join us the last Thursday of every month as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Thu
03
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wine Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wine Department , $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Join us on Thursday as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Sat
05
Icelandic Lamb
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Icelandic Lamb
Saturday, October 5th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Exclusive to Whole Foods, Icelandic lamb is exceptionally lean meat from animals raised with no antibiotics ever and no added hormones.  Join us as we celebrate this flavorful meat and the products that pair well with it.

Mon
07
Curries of India
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Curries of India
Monday, October 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Join Caitlin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for this class on exotic, simple and healthy curries from India. On the menu: our mild flavored Icelandic lamb curried, red lentils, Chapati – a flat bread, Aloo Ghobi  and a fresh salad.

Register Here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

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.

 
Fri
11
Favorite Fall Soups
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Favorite Fall Soups
Friday, October 11th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Are you looking for some new comforting soups for the fall? Join Caitlin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for some hearty soups that are sure to fill you up with all the good stuff.

Register Here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Sat
12
All Things Autumn
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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All Things Autumn
Saturday, October 12th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Come get inspired by the flavorful products surrounding us as the seasons change.  Each department will be sampling some of their fall favorites.

Mon
14
Flavors of Spain
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Flavors of Spain
Monday, October 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Spain is known for its fresh ingredients and beautiful seafood. Join Caitlin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she teaches us how to lighten up our favorite Spanish dishes.

Register Here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Tue
15
Healthy Desserts
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Healthy Desserts
Tuesday, October 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Do you love desserts but hate the empty calories? Join Caitlin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, and learn how to get the most nutrients from your desserts. On the menu: chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate!

Register Here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
17
Cheese & Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese & Beer Sampling Class
Thursday, October 17th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department , $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

There’s a whole world of cheese in our Specialty department and this month our cheese specialists will be giving us insight into several varieties. The featured cheeses will be paired with complimentary beers.

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Sat
19
Monster Mash
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Monster Mash
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

All the guys and ghouls will be at Veterans this weekend sampling our spooky spread and picking their pumpkins for Halloween.  It’ll be a graveyard smash!  

Tue
22
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, October 22nd
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Body, Free

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings you can keep on top of because high blood pressure has no symptoms and can only be detected by being measured.  Stop by for a free blood pressure screening from East Jefferson Hospital’s dietician Danielle.

Tue
22
Carbs: Timing and Source Matter Most, Store tour with EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the Cafe
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Carbs: Timing and Source Matter Most, Store tour with EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
Tuesday, October 22nd
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the Cafe, Free

Join East Jefferson Hospital’s Dietitian Danielle for a tour of the store.  Danielle is a wealth of information so come equipped with questions and utilize this great resource!

Please register for this event here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Wed
23
Yoga on the Patio
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Outside
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Yoga on the Patio
Wednesday, October 23rd
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Outside, Free

Yoga and You Anywhere and Whole Foods Market have joined forces to bring you a complimentary yoga class.  Beginners and experts alike are welcome to join us to clear your mind and release some stress.

Light refreshments provided. 

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

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.

Fri
25
Bottle Signing with Mike McKenzie
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Wine Department
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Bottle Signing with Mike McKenzie
Friday, October 25th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wine Department, FREE

Off the field former Saints player Mike McKenzie is scoring points with his delicious Orange Moscato. Join us for a meet and greet with Mike and while you're here pick up a bottle of his new wine and get his autograph!

Sat
26
Green Your Halloween
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Green Your Halloween
Saturday, October 26th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

RIP artificial colors, flavors, and hydrogenated oils.   If you are looking for some treats that leave the artificial ingredients back at the lab, then WFM Veterans is the perfect selection for you!

Sat
26
Birds of Prey
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, October 26th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside , Free

Sally Farrell owner of Wind in my Feathers will be joining us along with her birds of prey.  Join her as she shares interesting facts about these amazing animals and how they survive in the wild.

Sun
27
Pumpkin Patch Photo Booth
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Pumpkin Patch
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Pumpkin Patch Photo Booth
Sunday, October 27th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pumpkin Patch, FREE

Stop by for a complimentary photo amongst our colorful pumpkin patch.  Bring your loved ones and make it a family event! 

(resceduled from 10/19 due to inclement weather... Tentatively rescheduled for 10/27 - please confirm prior to event)

Thu
31
No Tricks, Just Treats!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store Wide
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No Tricks, Just Treats!
Thursday, October 31st
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Happy Halloween!  As you make your way around Whole Foods Market Veterans be sure to stop by each department’s counter and gather some treats.  Wear a costume and you can claim a special prize at Guest Service!

Events At Nearby Stores

Stories and Signs
Monday, December 29th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Breezeway , Free
Join the Nurture Nannies as they host story time. This month the nannies will be incorporating sign language for children. Its a great way to have educational fun and your weekly grocery shopping all in one stop!  

 

Ms. Beasley's Bulk Basics
Monday, December 29th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bulk Section , free
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
A Toast to the New Year
Wednesday, December 31st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd. 
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd.