October Food Events in Moore County, NC

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Fall has arrived! There are so many interesting food events happening all around Moore County, NC this month. Here are several you should check out:

October 11: Pumpkin Beer Dinner at The Sly Fox
No better way to get ready for fall than the Pumpkin Beer Dinner at The Fox! Enjoy a 4-course dinner paired with Pumpkin Beers. Please call for reservations. Seating is limited.

October 13: International Sardine Festival
You can be an authentic Sandhills native once you’ve attended the Sardine Festival. Last year’s Sardine Queen will arrive by fire truck at 12 pm, and the new 2017 Queen will be crowned shortly afterwards. Everyone is invited to Aberdeen Lake Park, just off US Hwy 1, for a lunch of sardines, crackers, Moon Pies, RC Colas, and Coca-Colas. The sardines and other delicacies are free, but people are encouraged to make a small donation.

October 14: Southern Pines Brewing 3rd Anniversary Celebration
Come visit Southern Pines Brewing Company to help them celebrate their 3rd Anniversary! The celebration is packed with activities throughout the day. There will be a large outdoor stage, multiple food trucks on site, a bouncy house for kids, and the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS show car will be on site!

October 14: Wine Expert Night at Pinehurst’s The Holly Inn
Join Wine Expert Paolo Pellizzari of Bacco Selections for a delectable taste of hand-selected Italian wines. Bacco Selections is an Italian-American company importing fine Italian wines into North Carolina with a mission to import renowned wines that are not yet available here. They discover emergent boutique wines with small production that have not yet entered the U.S. market. Paolo and his staff personally visit the facilities, meet owners and workers and taste wines before deciding which to import.

October 15: English Carvery at The Sly Fox
The traditional Sly Fox Sunday roast features Roast Beef, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Carrots and Parsnips, Yorkshire Puddings, Horseradish, and Gravy.

October 21: Wild Game Dinner – Celebrating Argentina
One of the best-known cultural symbols of Argentina, the gaucho is a rough, tough, free-riding horseman of the pampa and proud cousin of the North American cowboy. A prominent cattle-producing region, the pampa boasts vast, open pastures managed by modern-day gauchos who produce some of the best grass-fed beef in the world. This dinner will celebrate the heritage of the La Pampa province with a four-course meal showcasing the diverse flavors and agricultural products that are abundant in the country.

October 27: Lunch Bunch at The Market Place
The Market Place has a nice selection of salads, quiche and soups (and more), including vegetarian dishes and “specials of the day, not to mention homemade cookies and other baked goodies! This lunch is hosted by the Newcomers of the Pinehurst Area. All are welcome.

October 28: Village of Pinehurst Oktoberfest
The day kicks off with Kinderfest, a fun festival for children, with lots to see and do for the whole family. There will be carnival games, entertainment, and contests. The fun continues in the evening for adults with a traditional Oktoberfest featuring German music from the Holzhackern Tyrolean band, folk dancing, the second annual Pumpkin-Apple Baking Contest, and an Oktoberfest Games Arena. Brats, sauerkraut, pretzels, hot dogs, pizza, sandwiches, soda, beer and wine will be available.


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

JC’s Place – Carthage, NC

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Restaurant Address: 310A Monroe St, Carthage, NC 28327
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 585-7151
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 11AM – 5PM // Thursday – Friday: 11AM – 9PM // Saturday: 4PM – 9PM // Sunday: Closed
Restaurant Website: www.facebook.com/FoodinCarthageNC
Type of Food: Lunch, Dinner, Sandwiches, Burgers, Salad, Soup, Seafood, Steak, Pasta, Poultry, Dessert

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Martin’s Grill – Aberdeen, NC

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Restaurant Name: Martin’s Grill
Restaurant Address: 504 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 944-4246
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Friday: 11AM – 3PM // Saturday – Sunday: Closed
Restaurant Website: hwww.yelp.com/biz/martins-grill-aberdeen
Type of Food: Lunch, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Sandwiches, Poultry, Seafood, Sides, Dessert

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September Food Events in Moore County, NC

September Food Events in Moore County

September is jam-packed with food events happening all around Moore County. Here are a few you should check out:

September 13: Low Country Seafood Boil
Come out to The Sly Fox for their Annual Low Country Seafood Boil! $19.95 per person++.

September 15: Chef & Maker Weekends: Katie Button
Join Asheville Chef Katie Button for an unforgettable culinary weekend. Our final Chef & Maker event will include a Spanish tapas party, question-and-answer session with Chef Button, cookbook signing, discussion with local pottery makers and Chef’s Dinner.

September 16: Eats, Beats & Brews
Bring your appetite as the Arboretum hosts food trucks, craft beer vendors, games, and live entertainment from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Admission is free.

September 16: Art & Wine Walk
The Art & Wine Walk is a Progressive Food & Wine Tasting with a twist…local art! Culinary Art, Visual Art & Performance Art. Sip, sample, stroll, and shop throughout the Village of Pinehurst.

September 16: Oktoberfest at The Sly Fox
Come out to The Sly Fox for their Oktoberfest Sept. 16th through Oct. 3rd. Enjoy their All German tap line and menu.

September 17: English Carvery at The Sly Fox
The traditional Sunday roast at The Fox features Roast Lamb, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Carrots and Parsnips, Fresh Mint Sauce, and Gravy. $21.95 per person++.

September 18: Pedals & Pints
To anyone/everyone who owns a bike no matter what you have, bring it & let’s ride!! Ride around Southern Pines to burn some calories and reward yourself with beer & food afterwards.

September 20: Dining in the Pines – Elliott’s on Linden
Enjoy a Chefs’ Table Dinner that includes 4/5 Courses with Wine Pairings. This event supports the Moore Free & Charitable Clinic.

September 23: Cooking Class at The Flavor Exchange
Mark your calendars for a brunch cooking class! Watch the step-by-step process of making a FitParfait and build your own at the end. Please register ASAP as registration is capped at 12 people.

September 28: Oktoberfest Wein Dinner
Come to the Oktoberfest Wein Dinner, a 4 Course Dinner with wine pairings. $60 per person++. Come explore Red and White Wines of Germany with our Sommelier, Ben. Please call for reservations. Seating is limited.

September 30: The Axis Deer: Nose to Tail Wine Dinner
Executive Chef Thierry Debailleul and team will present a four-course meal featuring the Axis deer, which is widely praised as the best tasting, most tender game meat available. They will honor the whole animal by reviving nose-to-tail eating, a style of cooking in which almost no part of the animal is wasted. This practice, which dates back to at least the Middle Ages, has recently reemerged with diners finding the less loved “odd bits” are often more flavorful than the standard fare.


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

Theo’s Taverna – Pinehurst, NC

Theo's Taverna

Restaurant Name: Theo’s Taverna
Restaurant Address: 38 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 295-0780
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11:30AM – 10PM // Sunday: 11:30AM – 9PM
Restaurant Website: www.theostaverna.com
Type of Food: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Mediterranean, Salad, Seafood, Pasta, Soup, Steak, Poultry, Dessert
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Ronnie’s Chuckwagon – Carthage, NC

Ronnie's Chuckwagon

Restaurant Name: Ronnie’s Chuckwagon
Restaurant Address: 306 Monroe Street, Carthage, NC 28327
Restaurant Phone:  (910) 947-5435
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30AM – 8PM // Saturday – Sunday: Closed
Restaurant Website: www.facebook.com/Ronnies-Chuckwagon-173727249344648
Type of Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Steak, Burgers, Hot Dogs, BBQ, Salads, Sandwiches, Poultry, Dessert

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Broad Street Bar & Grill – Southern Pines, NC

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Restaurant Name: Broad Street Bar & Grill
Restaurant Address: 715 SW Broad St, Southern Pines, NC, 28387
Restaurant Phone: (910) 695-7077
Restaurant Hours: Monday- Sunday: 11:30AM – 2AM
Restaurant Website: www.facebook.com/Broad-St-Bar-and-Grill-173321852727552
Type of Food: Lunch, Dinner, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Sides, Steak, Chicken, Soup, Desserts

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