November Food Events in Moore County, NC

November food events

November is always jam-packed with food events. We’ll have two posts about events this month (one for general food events and one for Thanksgiving). This post features the regular food events. Let us know which ones you plan on attending in the comments!

November 4: Learn to Homebrew Day
Come learn to homebrew at Southern Pines Growler Company and see an all-grain batch being made.

November 4: November’s Full Beaver Moon Celebration
Celebrate November’s Full Beaver Moon by indulging in the Super Moon Platter for two or the Super Boil at Full Moon Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant.

November 11: Veterans Day Pig Roast
Stop by the annual Veterans Day Pig Roast at The Sly Fox. Come out and support Veterans and Active Military.

November 11: Guided Meditation & Vegetarian Pot Luck
Attend a Guided Meditation focused on Calming Emotions followed by a vegetarian pot luck. Please bring a dish to share. Please do not wear any scents.

November 11: Veterans Day Oyster Roast Fundraiser
The First Annual Veteran’s Day Oyster Roast at Southern Pines Brewery will give all proceeds to STOIC, an organization that provides a training program for transitioning Army Special Forces back to everyday life. The event will be held on Saturday, November 11 from 3pm- 8pm. There will be a silent auction, live local music by Bones Fork and Whiskey Pines, and a bouncy house for the kids.

November 12: Chili Cook Off & Freedom 5K Run
Support a local charity and taste over 20 Chili’s from individuals and local restaurants/businesses. There will be 3 categories this year…Restaurant, Backyard (non restaurant business) and Individual.

November 15: Celebrate the Apple by Elliotts on Linden
Celebrate the Apple Chef’s Dinner! 4-Course Dinner showcasing Moore County Apples. Pairing menu available featuring James Creek and Stargazer Ciders. Please call for reservations. Seating is limited.

November 17: Oyster Roast and Downeast Seafood Feast
The Oyster Roast & Down East Seafood Feast sells out every year, so get your tickets early! They bring in Keyzer’s Catering direct from Hyde County on the NC Coast. If you haven’t had the pleasure of enjoying Mark’s cooking, this is your chance.

November 18: Second Annual 90s Bar Crawl
90s bar crawl with a costume contest at Jefferson – both individual AND group.


If you have a food event coming up in December 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.)

October Food Events in Moore County, NC

october food events

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.)

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.)

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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Scott’s Table – Southern Pines, NC

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Restaurant Name: Scott’s Table
Restaurant Address: 311 SE Broad St, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Restaurant Phone: (910) 684-8126
Restaurant Hours:  Sunday – Monday: Closed // Tuesday – Thursday: 11AM – 3PM // Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 9PM
Restaurant Website: www.facebook.com/scottstablesouthernpines
Type of Food: Lunch, Dinner, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Sides, Steak, Chicken, Soup, Desserts

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Places to Eat on Easter in Moore County, NC (2017)

Easter falls on Sunday, April 16th this year, and there are so many places around Moore County to dine and celebrate with family and friends. The following places have breakfast, brunch, lunch, and/or dinner, so make sure to check the times before you go. It’s also important to note that reservations are requested or required at most of these restaurants, so call ahead.

Pinehurst No 9

Enjoy brunch, a petting zoo, egg hunts, and a visit with the easter bunny! Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling (910) 295-4300.

Pine Crest Inn

Pine Crest Inn easter menu

Dine at Pine Crest Inn from 11:30AM to 4PM for their Easter Buffet. Reservations are required, so call (910) 295-6121 before Sunday to reserve your table.

The Sly Fox

Easter at The Sly Fox in Southern Pines, NC starts at 11:30 AM. Call (910) 725-1621 to make your reservations.

Filly & Colts

filly & colts easter menu

Visit Filly & Colts at their new location at Little River in Carthage, NC for Easter brunch. The Easter Bunny will be on site, so bring the entire family! Reservations are requested.

Famous Toastery of Southern Pines

The Famous Toastery will have gourmet weekend specials, including Fillet Mignon and Eggs, Lobster Benedict, and Avocado Benedict. No reservations required, but if you have a large party, they’re definitely recommended.

Elliott’s on Linden

elliotts on linden easter menu

Elliotts on Linden in Pinehurst, NC is having a 4 Course Prix Fixe Menu with a Live Dessert Bar from 11:30AM to 6PM. Call (910) 215-0775 to make your reservations.

San Felipe Aberdeen

Enjoy Easter dinner at San Felipe from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. The Easter Bunny will be there to say hello, and he’ll be giving out eggs filled with discounts!

The Country Club of Whispering Pines

country club of whispering pines easter menuEnjoy a brunch buffet at the Country Club of Whispering Pines starting at 1:00. Call 910-949-4331 to make your reservations. Children under 5

Ironwood Cafe

Ironwood Cafe has a regular Sunday Brunch from 10AM to 2PM, and they’ll be open for Easter. They have great brunch, breakfast, and lunch options, so you’ll have lots of thing to choose from.

With all of these options, where will you be eating on Easter Sunday?

Rudino’s Pizza & Grinders – Southern Pines, NC

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Restaurant Name: Rudino’s Pizza & Grinders
Restaurant Address: 135 Pinehurst Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Restaurant Phone: (910) 246-2446
Restaurant Hours:  Sunday – Thursday: 11AM – 10PM // Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 11PM
Restaurant Website:  www.rudinos.com
Type of Food: Lunch, Dinner, Pizza, Sandwiches, Calzones, Grinders, Burgers, Salads, Pasta, Wraps

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