November 2013

Sat
02
Comfort Foods
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Comfort Foods
Saturday, November 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

As the weather cools down there is nothing more comforting than foods that warm us up.   Join us as we sample some of our favorite comfort foods from around the store.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
07
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, November 7th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Feed Four More program

Join us as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine.  This month we are featuring our Top Ten wine selection.

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

 

Fri
08
Apple Fest
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Apple Fest
Friday, November 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE

Sweet, crispy, crunchy or tart, bob on over to our Produce department to sample some of the season’s best apple varieties.   Keep your eyes peeled for sales!

Sat
09
Tastegiving
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Tastegiving
Saturday, November 9th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Pleasing everyone at the table just got easier!  Join us as we sample some of our holiday menu favorites then cruise on over to the Holiday Table and order up on the food you love.

Jazz music performed by the Yisrael Trio.

 

Mon
11
Scenting Your Home for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Counter
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Scenting Your Home for the Holidays
Monday, November 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Counter, FREE

Local vendor Benardett, creator of Senica, is joining us to share some of her favorite natural tips and tricks to create pleasing scents that help set the mood at your home this season. 

Registration required: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
14
What's Brewing?
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cafe
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What's Brewing?
Thursday, November 14th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

What’s on your mind about our store?  Join us for some light bites and good conversation.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
Thursday, November 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
15
Community Blood Drive
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Parking Lot
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Community Blood Drive
Friday, November 15th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Parking Lot, FREE

Donate blood for a chance to win Saints Tickets!  Visit the Ochsner Bloodmobile and receive a blood bank t-shirt, mini physical, cholesterol test and a chance to win a pair of tickets to a home game during the Saints 2013 season.

Sat
16
Taste of Hanukkah
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Taste of Hanukkah
Saturday, November 16th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Join us as we sample some of our favorite Hanukkah dishes of the season.  If you love what you taste, let us do the cooking! Stop by the Holiday Table and place your order today.

 

Tue
19
Yoga on the Patio
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Yoga on the Patio
Tuesday, November 19th
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Cafe, 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 holiday stress.

Light refreshments provided. 

Registration required: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
21
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, November 21st
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. 

Fri
22
Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
Friday, November 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

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 winter beers.

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

Sat
23
Beaujolais Nouveau
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Beaujolais Nouveau
Saturday, November 23rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

For a limited time only we are offering this seasonal favorite.  Stop by the Specialty department to sip on a sample and pick up a bottle (or two) while supplies last.  Makes a great hostess gift!

Tue
26
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front Entrance
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, November 26th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front Entrance, FREE

Blood pressure is one of the most important screenings you can keep on top of.  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
26
Managing Your Blood Sugar: Store Tour with EJGH Dietician Danielle Fournet
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Managing Your Blood Sugar: Store Tour with EJGH Dietician Danielle Fournet
Tuesday, November 26th
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! 

Registration required: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Sat
30
Turkey Take 2
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Turkey Take 2
Saturday, November 30th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

What are you gonna do with all those leftovers?  Never fear, we are here to help!   Find inspiration from each department and turn that extra turkey into recipes your whole family will love.

 

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY Healthy Home Cooking: Fall Root Vegetables
Wednesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free

The seasons are changing and so too is our produce! Join us as we explore the world of fall root vegetables through recipes and techniques. 

The seasons are changing and so too is our produce! Join us as we explore the world of fall root vegetables through recipes and techniques. 

Sea To Table Tasting Event
Thursday, October 2nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Magazine Street Patio, $25 Donation benefiting Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and Audubon Nature Institute Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.

Thursdays in October, the Whole Foods Market Arabella Station, Baton Rouge, Broad Street and Veterans stores will host sea-to-table tastings with local chefs, ). Attendees will tour their Whole Foods Market store's seafood department, sample fresh Gulf seafood, taste wine pairings and learn delicious ways to enjoy Gulf seafood at home. Registration is now available at seatotable.eventbrite.com.  Cost is $25 per person with all ticket sales benefiting Audubon Nature Institute G.U.L.F. and Louisiana Sea Grant.

Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and Audubon Nature Institute Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.

Thursday, October 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arabella Station • 5600 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 899-9119

Chef Alex Harrell, Sylvain

Baked Louisiana oysters with mustard greens, pickled lemons, and bacon

Pickled gulf shrimp with chilies and fennel

Chef Eman Loubier, Dante's Kitchen

Fish in Calamari and Redfish on the Half-Shell

Thursdays in October, the Whole Foods Market Arabella Station, Baton Rouge, Broad Street and Veterans stores will host sea-to-table tastings with local chefs, ).

Yoga on the Patio
Thursday, October 2nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free- Weather Permitting

Join us for fitness, friends and fun every Thursday this month. This class is perfect for yogies of all levels so grab your mat and be ready to sweat!

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