Friday, January 8, 2010

Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting opening on Tues 1/12

This is going to be the largest Whole Foods store on the East Coast! Check out all of the great events happening in conjunction with the store opening:

  • Tuesday, January 12th
    Bread Breaking and Grand Opening
    9:50 am
    We cannot wait to introduce you to our brand new store!  9:50 am marks the official Bread Breaking Ceremony, where we will open our doors to the Plymouth Meeting community.  Stop by between 10 am - 4 pm and experience our store side cook-out featuring Will Harris of White Oak Pastures Farm, purveyor of our 100% grass fed beef. Meet Will and taste some incredible meat!

  • Wednesday, January 13th
    All Things Local!10 am - 7 pm
    From 10 am - 6 pm we will be placing the spotlight on local vendors-both live and on film! Meet some of our incredible local providers and see their stories on the big screen in our Community Room!  Between 5 pm and 7 pm, you can be among the first to visit our rooftop retreat and keep warm with a steaming hot chocolate.  Savor some light snacks and check out the view from atop Plymouth Meeting's coolest new space.

  • Thursday, January 14th
    Healthy Eating 101
    12 pm - 4 pm

    Meet Dr. Fuhrman, author of Eat to Live, between 12 pm - 4 pm in our Whole Body Department.  You can also sample healthy fare while learning more about his remarkable program to get you eating smart.

  • Thursday, January 14th
    Be Good to your Whole Body
    5 pm - 7 pm

    Treat yourself and a friend to this special event where you can meet our expert staff and vendors, sample a variety of Whole Body selections and take a few trial sizes home, too!  Stick around to hear the sounds of Grammy Award winning guitarist, David Cullen.  This is sure to be a relaxing, educational and fun evening!

  • Friday, January 15th
    First Friday - Kid's Event!
    12 pm - 4 pm

    We are excited to celebrate local art and artisans on the first Friday that we're open! Kids under 12 are welcome to join us for a fun art craft project during the day between 12 pm - 4 pm in our Community Room.

  • Friday, January 15th
    First Friday - Meet our Local Artist!
    5 pm - 7 pm

    In the evening between 5 pm - 7 pm, adults can mingle and enjoy live jazz during a free beer and food tasting to celebrate the season. Local artist, Caren Frost Olmsted will also be joining us to showcase her work.  Learn more about Caren and her work here.

  • Saturday, January 16th
    Chili Cook-off
    11 am - 2 pm
    Join in the competition. Vote for your favorite chili recipe and take away great tailgating ideas!

  • Sunday, January 17th
    Kid's Fest
    11 am - 3 pm
    Join us for some family fun while sampling an array of family friendly foods that will be sure to please even the most finicky half pint.  We will feature the Elmwood Park Zoo and Nancy Micciulla, who will be playing tunes for kiddies in our cafĂ©!

  • Tuesday, January 19th
    Teacher Tour
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm FREE!

    Join us for an hour long tour where we'll show teachers where our budget-friendly classroom items are located throughout the store. Each teacher will leave with free goodies for their class.  E-mail to sign up!

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