December 2013

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. 

Sat
07
Photos with Santa
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Foyer
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Photos with Santa
Saturday, December 7th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Foyer, FREE

That’s right folks, Santa is coming to Whole Foods Market Veterans!  Everyone naughty and nice is welcome to join Santa for complimentary photos.  Bring the whole family!

Sat
07
Taste of the Season
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Taste of the Season
Saturday, December 7th
12:00 PM - 2:00 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.

Mon
09
Local Vendor Spotlight
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Local Vendor Spotlight
Monday, December 9th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Our local vendors make great food and great gifts!  A few of our favorites will be coming and going throughout the day to showcase their products, so stop by and see who on your list will fall in love with a locally made gift.

 

Tue
10
Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Station
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Cheese Night
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

Just in time for Holiday celebrations!  Enjoy some of the world’s best cheeses and get ideas on how to pick, present, and pair them.

 

Wed
11
Yoga on the Patio
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Yoga on the Patio
Wednesday, December 11th
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
12
Twitter Tasting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Twitter Tasting
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, 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.

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. 

Fri
13
Parm, the King of Cheese
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Parm, the King of Cheese
Friday, December 13th
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

Hand selected for quality and flavor, Parmigiano Reggiano is known as the King of Cheese.  Join us as we sample this versatile cheese and celebrate the unbeatable sale price being featured on Friday Dec 13th only!

Sat
14
Chili Cook-off
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Chili Cook-off
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

50 bucks is on the line here folks.  Join us as the teams go head to head with their chili simmering skills, taste them all and vote for your favorite.  One lucky guest will receive a $50 gift card for their vote as will the winning team member!

Sun
15
DIY in December: New Orleans Community Print Shop
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Foyer
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DIY in December: New Orleans Community Print Shop
Sunday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Foyer, FREE

Create a memorable holiday experience for your loved ones this holiday season by screen printing your very own Christmas card.  Hosting this quick and easy 10 minute craft session are local artists from the New Orleans community Print Shop. To learn more about the shop visit: http://nolacommunityprintshop.wordpress.com/

Sun
15
Kid's Club
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Kid's Club
Sunday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Join Whole Body team member Leslie as she hosts this month’s holiday themed Kid’s Club.  On the agenda:  hand decorated ornaments! 

 

Tue
17
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Foyer
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, December 17th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foyer, 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
17
Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain: Store tour with EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain: Store tour with EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
Tuesday, December 17th
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/

Wed
18
5% Day benefitting Girls on the Run
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Veterans
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5% Day benefitting Girls on the Run
Wednesday, December 18th
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Veterans, FREE

The more you shop, the more we donate!   5% of all sales from this Wednesday will be donated to local nonprofit Girls on the Run.  Girls on the Run combines interactive curriculum and running to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles and to address physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. For more, visit gotrnola.org

Thu
19
D.I.Y December: Snow Globes!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Foyer
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D.I.Y December: Snow Globes!
Thursday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Foyer, FREE

For those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list nothing beats a homemade gift!   Straight from the heart, the snow globes you make with us today will be cherished by your loved ones for years to come.

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. 

Sat
21
Christmas Caroling
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Front Entrance
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Christmas Caroling
Saturday, December 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Front Entrance, FREE

Crescent City Lights Youth Theater will be joining us to ring in the holidays with their caroling cheer.

Sun
22
Cookies for Santa
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bakery
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Cookies for Santa
Sunday, December 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bakery, FREE

Santa needs sustenance to make it through Christmas Eve.  Join our cookie bar expert as she helps you choose just the right cookies to bribe  thank Santa.  Complimentary packaging and decorating will be provided!

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. 

Sat
28
Bubbly and Bites
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Bubbly and Bites
Saturday, December 28th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Entertain with ease this New Year’s Eve.  As you make your way around the store sample some of our favorite crowd pleasers and glean ideas to make your party a perfect success.

Events At Nearby Stores

Ms. Beasley's Bulk Basics
Monday, August 25th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Broad Street Store - Healthy Eating Station , 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. 

Healthy Eating Talk & Tour
Tuesday, August 26th
10:00 AM
Broad Street Store , free

Searching for the healthiest food in the store? Join our Healthy Eating Educators Dianna and Sarah for talks, tours, and info sessions. To join us, please RSVP via email at Lindsay.Morton@wholefoods.com or phone at 504.434.3364

Searching for the healthiest food in the store?

Healthy Eating Talk & Tour
Tuesday, August 26th
6:00 PM
Broad Street Store , free

Searching for the healthiest food in the store? Join our Healthy Eating Educators Dianna and Sarah for talks, tours, and info sessions. To join us, 

To join, please RSVP via email at Lindsay.Morton@wholefoods.com or phone at 504.434.3364. 

Searching for the healthiest food in the store?