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.)

Fun May Food Events Happening in Moore County

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There are so many interesting May food events happening all around Moore County. We’ve got Cinco De Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day coming up, so be sure to stop by your favorite local restaurant to see what they’ve got going on on those big days.

Here are some other events happening around the county this month. Enjoy!

May 5: Cinco De Mayo at The Sly Fox
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at The Sly Fox with margarita flights and a taco bar.

May 5: Cinco De Mayo Party at Los Cabos Aberdeen
Spend Cinco De Mayo at Los Cabos with food specials and a margarita special all day.

May 5: Tap Takeover at Triangle Wine Co in Southern Pines
Stop by Triangle Wine Company for a White Street Tap Takeover. They will have five White Street brews on tap for your enjoyment. Come learn about craft beers, enjoy delicious brews, and even take home a six pack or two to enjoy over the weekend.

May 6: Blue & Brews: A Festival at the Farm
Enjoy a day at the farm with bluegrass performances by The Josh Daniel/Mark Schimick Project, Tommy Edwards Bluegrass Experience, Vickie Vaughn Band, and Hank, Pattie & The Current. Railhouse Brewery and Southern Pines Brewing Company will be on the grounds serving cold beer all day along with Black Rock Vineyards! Chewy’s Smokin’ BBQ, and The Market Place Restaurant will also be available for concessions.

May 6: Nature’s Roots Farm x The Vibe BBQ
To celebrate The Vibe being Nature’s Roots Farm newest drop off location, Nature’s Roots Farm will be cooking up farm fresh grass-fed/forest-fed meats! Feel free to bring your friends, family, and your little ones!

May 6: Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause! Come out to support your local Boy Scouts by purchasing tickets to the pancake breakfast. Tickets will be sold at the door.

May 6: Rhett’s Bourbon Dinner
Come to Rhett’s for a four-course meal and live music by Becca Rae. Reservations required.

May 12: Chef & Maker Weekend: Sandhills Pig Pickin’
The kick-off to the Chef & Maker Series weekend featuring Clark Barlowe. Enjoy a menu inspired by Chef Barlowe’s hyper-local philosophy including a pit-cooked whole pig and a variety of classic southern sides, sourced from here in the Sandhills. They will also be serving up beer from Mother Earth Brewing, wine from Bacco Selections and specialty drinks from Doc Porter’s Distillery and Topo Organic Spirits.

May 13: Chef & Maker Weekend: Clark Barlowe Chef Dinner
For this special Chef & Maker dinner, Chef Clark Barlowe has crafted a farm-to-fork menu celebrating fresh, seasonal ingredients. Enjoy a globally-inspired four-course meal rooted in his Southern background.

May 15: WOW Annual Strawberry Festival
The Women of Weymouth are excited for their annual Strawberry Festival! The Carolina Philharmonic Junior Orchestra will perform at the event this year, so break out your best hat and enjoy this Spring tradition. Enjoy a delicious luncheon and, of course, strawberry shortcake.

May 20: Woodstock ’69 Bar Crawl
Get your flower wreaths and bellbottoms – lets party like its 1969. Stops include Belltree, So Pies, Nevilles, Jefferson, and O’Donnells.

May 23: Triangle Wine Co. Wine Tasting
First Command will be sampling wine & beer at Triangle Wine Company in Southern Pines on May 23rd! Come out for an evening of fun, good beer and wine, and hors d’ouevres.

May 24: Pop-up Breakfast by The Goodie Jar
Healthy, nutrient rich breakfast and snacks for busy families. We are popping up at Java Bean Plantation and Roasting Co.

May 24: Vegetarian Night at Elliotts on Linden
Veggie Lovers! Just for you at Elliotts. Enjoy a four-course vegetarian dinner. Please call for reservations. Seating is limited.

May 25: Duskin and Stephens Beef & Beer 2017 hosted by The Bell Tree Tavern
The 5th annual Mike Duskin and Riley Stephens Beef and Beer Benefit hosted by The Bell Tree Tavern. Beef and Beer is an annual staple in the Sandhills’ community that celebrates the lives of all fallen Special Operators and their families.

Elliott’s on Linden – Pinehurst, NC

Elliott's on Linden

Restaurant Name: Elliott’s on Linden
Restaurant Address:  905 Linden Road, Suite A, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Restaurant Phone: (910) 215-0775
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11:30AM – 2:30PM and 4:00PM – 9:30PM // Sunday: 4PM – 9:30PM
Restaurant Website: www.elliottsonlinden.com
Type of Food: Seafood, Poultry, Salad, Sides, Rabbit, Beef, Bison, Elk, New American

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Blue Horse Market – Whispering Pines, NC

blue horse market whispering pines nc

Restaurant Name: Blue Horse Market
Restaurant Address: 3196 Vass Carthage Road, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
Restaurant Phone: (910) 949-2996
Restaurant Hours: Monday – Friday: 6AM-7PM // Saturday: 9AM-7PM // Closed Sunday
Restaurant Website: www.bluehorsemarket.com

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