Annual Pumpkin Carving
Oct
21
3:00pm 3:00pm

Annual Pumpkin Carving

We're carving jack o' lanterns, celebrating Halloween & having good fall fun with friends! Hard apple cider, pumpkin brew, chili & hearty fall soup on special. All are welcome! Please bring your own carving tools & pumpkin. Hope to see you there! 

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Oct
7
1:00pm 1:00pm

Dead Mule Tailgate!

We are TAILGATING at the Mule this Saturday before, during, & after the big game! We open at 1pm with drinks, coffee, local beers, a Bloody Mary special, & Big Sam's BBQ! After the game Big Sam will be making a variety of tacos to order. Live music courtesy of Chapel Hill's own Tim Stambaugh starts at 6pm! Join us for the festivities & great food. Go HEELS! 

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FestiFall Today!
Oct
1
12:00pm12:00pm

FestiFall Today!

The Dead Mule is opening early today for FestiFall. As you enjoy the festival stop by the Mule for some hot coffee, cold beer, & delicious chili or vegetable soup, while listening to some great music from our deck! The festival ends at 6pm, but we'll be open all evening. Come support local artists & businesses & have fun doing it! 

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ROCKIN FISH FRY
Sep
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

ROCKIN FISH FRY

Local caught fish fried fresh! Jimmy hooks em and Big Sam cooks em. For those who aren't fish lovers, we're featuring pork tenderloin tacos! Great music from Lee Gildersleeve & friends. Please join us for a deliciously fun evening. See you at the Mule!

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Xmas Parade
Dec
10
10:00am10:00am

Xmas Parade

Enjoy the Chapel Hill Christmas parade in style! Warm up with eggnog, coffee, cocoa, hot buttered rum, or another delicious beverage of choice, as well as fresh beingets & breakfast casserole! Doors open at 9:30am. Parade start at 10am at the Planetarium. Hope to see you there with your Christmas cheer :)

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Heaven Hill Bourbon Tasting
Dec
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Heaven Hill Bourbon Tasting

Featuring Heaven Hill whiskeys in a special tasting! Join us as we taste, enjoy, & discuss four distinctive bourbons and a rye whiskey paired with savory & sweet appetizers. Matthew Weiss of Heaven Hill Distillery will lead our whiskey experience with tasting notes & history starting at 7pm. The flight of whiskey selections & food pairings can be purchased at a discounted rate or you can enjoy a la carte.

Call 919-969-7659 after 3pm or come by the bar for reservations. See you at the Mule for this special night!

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¡PAELLA!
Nov
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

¡PAELLA!

Enjoy  a delicious Spanish feast of Andalusian Gazpacho, Valencian Mixed Paella with Saffron & Herbed Rice, Chicken, Shellfish, Salad & Garlic Bread!

Prepared by club member & former long term resident of Spain, Edward Owen.

Try Norm’s outstanding red or white Sangria with your meal!

Numbers are limited, so book in advance!

Call us at 919-969-7659 or visit us at the bar! Tickets are $14

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YMCA Party
Nov
6
4:00pm 4:00pm

YMCA Party

Come support your local YMCA, enjoy live music with a local blues legend & eat some delicious food prepared by one of the Mule's favorite chefs, Madelyn Ashley! She's preparing a scrumptious array of soups, h'ordeuvres, & desserts! Food is FREE, accepting DONATIONS for the local YMCA :)

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DMC's 22nd Birthday!!
Oct
22
5:00pm 5:00pm

DMC's 22nd Birthday!!

Come join us as we celebrate our 22nd Birthday!! Some of our favorite Mules will entertaining us with live music and there will be lots of delicious FREE food!! Big Sam is preparing his famous southern style pulled pork & Med Deli will be contributing an amazing array of Mediterranean food! Hope to see you there! 

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PLUTO's Famous JERK Chicken
Jul
29
5:00pm 5:00pm

PLUTO's Famous JERK Chicken

You've got to try a plate of Pluto's jerk chicken, red beans & rice, & spiced veggies! Pluto, local chef & caterer, brings with him the delicious traditional jerk seasonings from his home country of Jamaica. SM $7  LG $9

Thursdays & Fridays 5-9pm...Come join us for fantastic spirits & food!

You can also purchase sauces & spices from the Dead Mule or his website @ http://www.plutosinc.com/ 

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Big Sam's Low Country Boil
Jul
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Big Sam's Low Country Boil

We are very excited to have our own Big Sam, local chef and caterer, preparing a scrumptious low country boil...with shrimp, mussels, clams, crayfish, andouille sausage, potatoes, corn, & salad! You don't want to miss his delicious southern cooking!   

Enjoy the Bad Dogs Blues Band while you eat & be merry :)

6-8pm        Tickets $15     Come by or call us at 919-969-7659 to reserve a spot! 

*Spaces are limited

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Savory Sunday
May
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Savory Sunday

Local Chefs MaryBeth and Trey will prepare a delicious 4 course meal for only $20! Come support local talent and small business! Seatings at 6 and 8pm. Call for reservations.

Menu: Asparagus Vichyssoise with strawberry & tuna tartar, Braised Pork Cheek over pea salad with bacon,cornichon & pork jus drizzle, Southern Panzanella Salad of fried oysters & bacon, jalapeno cornbread & lima beans with cajun aioli, and for dessert Peanut Butter Banana Pudding!

 

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May
3
1:00pm 1:00pm

NC Botanical Gardens Coker Arboretum Benefit

Please join us Sunday May 3rd at The Dead Mule Club. We will be celebrating spring and flowers and the Coker Arboretum. Come enjoy a cornucopia of food and drink all courtesy of our Franklin St. friends. 411 West, Mediterranean Deli, and Chef Big Sam will all be donating delicious food and the Carolina Brewery and Wine Without Borders will bring beer and wine.  A donation of $50 gets a bottomless glass and all you can eat! String quartet Mebanville will play! All proceeds benefit the Coker Arboretum and will support student interns. Have a good time for a great cause! The Dead Mule Club will open Sunday at 1pm. Parking is free in the lot behind the Mule. 

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Apr
30
to May 1

Pluto's Jerk Chicken

The Dead Mule is jerkin. Please join us for this special Jamaican treat. Pluto, who has his own line of Jerk sauces & seasonings, will be preparing authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken. He will have sandwiches & plates with rice & beans available and will begin serving at 5pm this Thursday & Friday. Wash it down with a Red Stripe or Rum Punch. See you at the Mule mon.

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Mar
17
to Mar 18

St. Patrick's Day!

Please join us this Tuesday, March 17 for a celebration of every thing Irish. The Dead Mule Club will open at 3pm and Irish beer, cider, and whiskey will flow. Guinness, Harp, Smithwick's, Magner's, Jameson, Bushmill's, Tullimore Dew, Red Breast and Bailey's Cream will all be on special. We will be making proper Corned Beef and Cabbage in house for all to enjoy. So get some before it's gone! Slainte! Raise your glass, Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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SAVORY SUNDAY Brazilian Style
Feb
8
5:00pm 5:00pm

SAVORY SUNDAY Brazilian Style

Join us for the delicious traditional Brazilian meal, Feijoada!

Feast on black beans, savory meats, collards, rice, and much more!

Starting with a scrumptious Brazilian appetizer and finishing with a tasty dessert.

Seatings at 5 and 7pm. Tickets $25.

Call 919-969-7659 for reservations.

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Oct
5
1:00pm 1:00pm

Festifall

The Dead Mule will open Sunday Oct 5 at 1 pm. Please join us for this fun day celebrating Chapel Hill arts, crafts and music. We will have seasonal specials all day. Around 6pm we will have some great live music on our deck. Local musicians The Onyx Club Boys will perform for all to enjoy.  See you at the Mule 

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Oct
3
10:30am10:30am

October Fest

Come have some fun with us this Friday October 3rd at The Dead Mule. Local Blues from The Holland Brothers starts around 8pm. Come relax on our deck and enjoy some great acoustic music. Cold beer, hot brats, and other specials. See you at the Mule

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Jul
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Savory Sunday: Indian Cuisine

Sunday, July 13th, local chef Pooja Bhaturia will be dazzling us with her culinary talents! Starting with a delicious Phylo Dough Samosa. Followed by tantalizing Butter Chicken with Carmelized Onion Basmati Rice and Nan. Topped off with a cold Mango Smoothie! Come join us either at 6 or 8pm! Tickets are $25. Call for a reservation 919-969-7659

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Dec
13
11:00am11:00am

Holiday Party

This Saturday night the Dead Mule Club is having a party. We will have great drink specials and BBQ, Mac&Cheese, all the fixins, sweets and more for everyone to enjoy. Join us for the food and fun and tell Santa Sam what you want for Christmas:) The food will be ready around 8pm. Come watch the Tar Heels beat Kentucky and stay for the party. Naughty and nice are welcome. Happy holidays from the Dead Mule Club.

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Dec
13
10:30am10:30am

Christmas Parade

The Dead Mule will open this Saturday Dec. 14 at 9am for the Chapel Hill Christmas Parade. Join us for the fun. Hot cocoa for the kids and xmas cheer for everyone else :)  A great place to watch Santa and all the festivities with a fire to keep you warm. Open 9am

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