New Year’s Fun in Moore County, NC

2018 is only a few days away, and there are plenty of places around Moore County where you can celebrate and ring in the new year. Here are several New Year’s Eve and Day events you won’t want to miss.

Chicken & Waffles at The Sly Fox

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The Sly Fox will be having its 8th Annual Chicken and Waffles New Years Eve Tradition on Sunday, December 31st. Their 3-course menu is sure to please the palate.

New Year’s Eve at Pine Crest Inn

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Start off the evening of the last day of the year at The Pine Crest Inn with a delicious dinner followed by fabulous entertainment provided by 2Smooth. Make your reservations today by calling 910-295-6121.

New Year’s Bash at Drum & Quill Public House

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Spend all of New Year’s Eve at Drum & Quill Public House! Enjoy brunch, lunch, and/or dinner, and ring in the new year to the sounds of great music, delicious food, and drink specials. Free champagne toast and party favors at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Party at Time Out Sports Grill

Time Out Sports Grill is another fun-filled place to ring in the new year. No cover — just live music and a champagne toast at midnight. 18 and up after 9PM.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Railhouse Brewery

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Make Railhouse Brewery your New Year’s celebration destination! No cover, 30% off food for designated drivers, and great music by SFC Chance Carico and Soulshine Brotherhood. There will be a champagne toast to ring in the new year, plus $5 specialty cocktails all night.

New Year’s Eve Party at The Bell Tree Tavern

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Bell Tree Tavern will be open for a New Years Eve Party where you can watch the ball drop on the big screen, enjoy the champagne toast and ring in the New Year with party favors and friends! They’ll also be open on New Year’s Day, so you can start the year off right.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Hickory Tavern

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Send off 2017 at Hickory Tavern. There will be a live DJ, free champagne toast at midnight, food and drink specials, and FREE entry.

New Year’s Eve Party at Dugan’s Pub

Stop by Dugan’s Pub for a New Years Eve Party with an appetizer buffet, champagne, and DJ Mr. Bill 8:30PM – 1AM.

New Years Day Breakfast Buffet at The Pine Crest Inn

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Pine Crest Inn‘s New Year’s Day breakfast buffet is the last day to enjoy the Inn before it closes for it’s annual January Break. Make your reservations today.

Bloody Monday at Elliotts on Linden

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Celebrate National Bloody Mary Day at Elliotts on Linden on New Years Day All Day! $4 House Bloodies or Build a Bloody Bar opens at 3pm. Dinner at 5. Shake off last year and start 2018 with a little hair of the dog.

December Food Events in Moore County, NC

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Can you believe that it’s already December?! Say goodbye to 2017 by eating and drinking at your favorite Moore County restaurants and bars!

Here are several fun events happening in the area this month where you can celebrate the holiday season.

December 9: Santa at Pizza Café
Take a break from your holiday shopping or events and grab a bite to eat with Santa at Pizza Cafe!

December 13: Help Pack Bags at Dugan’s Pub
Help stuff 1,150 bags for Back Pack Kids of Moore County at Dugan’s Pub. Each child is getting individual cereals, peanut butter crackers, raisins, apple, orange, holiday pencils, crayons, coloring book, candy canes and candy. This is their 10th year providing extra food, school supplies, and holiday treats for the kids at Christmas.

December 13: Christmas Beer Tasting at The Sly Fox
Enjoy 3 Christmas Beers & 3 Yuletide Bites at The Sly Fox! $20 per person++. Please call for reservations. Seating is Limited.

December 14: The Evolution of Bourbon II – A Bourbon Tasting
The Deuce welcomes bourbon ambassador Jason Bradley back for the second edition of their popular Evolution of Bourbon tasting series. Each of the specialty bourbons will be tasted alone and with a small drink sample alongside deliciously creative “sliders.”

December 15: Steak Night at Pine Crest Inn
Enjoy a special Mid-Holiday Season Steak Night from Chef Lyndel at Pine Crest Inn. Reservations can be made by calling 910-295-6121.

December 16: French Wine Tasting
Try a few select French wines presented by Grapevine. No tasting fee!

December 16: Santa at the Pik-N-Pig
Santa is stopping by the Pik-N-Pig! Make sure to get there early because they had over 600 people show up last year. Bring at least one item to donate to the local community. (Toys for those who might not otherwise receive any, home goods and canned goods.)

December 17: 3rd Annual “Day Drinking for Doggies”
Guest bartender Emily Boles will be donating her tips to Solutions for Animals (a non-profit, no-kill, volunteer-based animal shelter) for the holidays. From pigs, horses, goats, chickens, and dogs, this place is amazing. Stop by from 1pm-7pm on Sunday for cocktails, food, and pet portraits from 1pm – 3pm.

December 24: Christmas Eve Dinner at Pine Crest Inn
Pine Crest Inn is serving Christmas Eve Dinner, so you can leave the hours of preparation and dirty dishes to them. Make your reservations today by calling 910-295-6121.

December 25: Christmas Dinner at Pine Crest Inn
Pine Crest Inn is also serving Christmas Dinner, so you can leave the hours of preparation and dirty dishes to them two days in a row if you want. Make your reservations today by calling 910-295-6121.


If you have any food events coming up in January that you’d like for us to share, email the date, name of the event, and a brief description to hello@mooreeats.com or submit using our Contact Box. (Submissions can be edited for length or consistency.)

Habaneros Taqueria – Southern Pines, NC

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Restaurant Name: Habaneros Taqueria
Restaurant Address: 207 W Morganton Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 246-2496
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Friday: 10AM – 9PM // Saturday: 11AM – 9PM // Sunday: 11AM – 6PM
Restaurant Website: www.yelp.com/biz/haba%C3%B1eros-taqueria-southern-pines-2
Type of Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Mexican, Soup, Sandwiches, Tortas, Sides, Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Steak, Chicken, Seafood

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Carolina Dining Room – Pinehurst, NC

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Restaurant Name: Carolina Dining Room
Restaurant Address: 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Restaurant Phone:  (855) 235-8507
Restaurant Hours: Breakfast: 6:30AM – 10AM // Dinner: 6PM – 9PM
Restaurant Website: www.pinehurst.com/dining/the-carolina-dining-room
Type of Food: Breakfast, Dinner, Beef, Buffet, Seafood, Soup, Salad, Sides, Pasta, Chicken

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The Villager Deli Restaurant – Pinehurst, NC

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Restaurant Name: The Villager Deli Restaurant
Restaurant Address: 6 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 295-1005
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30AM – 2:30PM // Friday – Saturday: 7:30AM – 3PM // Sunday: 9AM – 2PM
Restaurant Website: thevillagerdeli.com
Type of Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Soup, Sandwiches, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Desserts, Sides

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Thanksgiving 2017 Dining in Moore County, NC

Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away! If you want to let someone else make the big meal this year, there are several options in Moore County.

From picking up a pre-cooked meal to take to your family (if you want to pretend you made it, we won’t tell!) or dining out, here are a few options that you have for a delicious Thanksgiving meal in the Sandhills.

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Pine Crest Thanksgiving 2017 Take Out

Get your meal to-go at the Pine Crest Inn in Pinehurst. Choose from two different package options (depending on the dining needs of your group). They offer free delivery within a 10-mile radius of Pinehurst, but all orders must be placed by Friday, November, 17.

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Pine Crest Inn Thanksgiving 2017 dine in

If you’d prefer to eat at The Pine Crest Inn, they have an option for that too. Their annual Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 11:30AM to 6PM this year, and costs $29 per person. Reservations are required, so call early and claim your spot.

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Ironwood Thanksgiving 2017 menu

Ironwood Cafe will be having their annual Thanksgiving meal on the 23rd as well. The price depends on what your main entrée is, but you can choose between traditional turkey, steak, and seafood. Reservations are highly recommended. Call or reserve your table online.

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Filly Colt Thanksgiving 2017 menu

Filly&Colts at Little River is offering two options for Thanksgiving dining: a grand buffet from 12PM to 6PM or a Dining Room Meal from 2PM to 8PM. Both options offer a wide variety of meal selection choices, but you do have to choose early because reservations are required. You can call to reserve your spot or make your reservation online.

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Elliotts on Linden Thanksgiving 2017

Elliotts on Linden is serving their 3-course family style dinner and dessert bar from 12PM to 6PM. Call and make your reservations early, as the Elliotts on Linden Thanksgiving dinner is a very popular event.

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The Sly Fox Thanksgiving 2017

The Sly Fox Thanksgiving 2017 dinner is also a 3-course dinner and dessert bar from 11:30AM to 5PM. Call and make your reservations early for this dinner as well.

the house of fish thanksgiving 2017

The House of Fish in Aberdeen will also be open on Thanksgiving day and will have a special menu available.


If you know about any other Thanksgiving dinners or to-go meals in Moore County, please let us know in the comments or email us at hello@mooreeats.com.

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