Dec
16
to Dec 17

Mule Holiday Party

Its that time of year to sit in Santa Sam’s and tell him what you want for Christmas or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa or Festivus - we celebrate everything and everybody here at the Mule! Come enjoy friends, food and drink with us and toast the Holidays. Good Mule tidings to all!

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Mule Xmas Parade

Join us at the Dead Mule Club Saturday morning for the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Holiday Parade! Opening @ 9:30am with coffee, hot cocoa, bloody marys & mimosas on special and serving fresh beignets, croissants with preserves, soup & chili. Our deck is a great place to watch the festivities & soak in some Christmas cheer :) Family friendly, so bring the kids. Free parking in the lot behind the Mule.

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FestiFall!
Oct
7
12:00 PM12:00

FestiFall!

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The Dead Mule is opening early for FestiFall. As you enjoy the festival stop by the Mule for some hot coffee, cold beer, delicious chili or veggie stew, & other yummy snacks, and listen 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! For more info. on Festifall check outhttp://www.chapelhillfestifall.com/

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Sep
27
5:00 PM17:00

Free Food, Great Music, & UNC Football!


We're offering samples of a delicious soup & chili, along with a special pastry treat (TBD) while you listen to talented local musician, Pete Pawsey. Food starting at 5pm, music from 6-8pm & then UNC football :) You don't want to miss it! See you at the Mule.

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New Year's Day Brunch
Jan
1
1:00 PM13:00

New Year's Day Brunch

Come & enjoy a delicious meal by our very own Madelyn Ashley. Check out the wonderful menu below!

If you purchase your ticket by Friday, Dec. 29th, enjoy a free mimosa or cape cod :) You must have a reservation in order to dine & spaces are limited. Tickets are only $15. Seatings at 1:00, 2:00, or 3:00pm.

The menu includes...

Grits, Greens, & Parmesan Cheese in a Brown Butter Hot Sauce Vinaigrette

Mini Frittatas with Spinach, Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomatoes

Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits with Fig Jam & Prosciutto,

Black Eyed Peas Patties,

And Muffins (including gluten-free options) & Sausages!

Stop by or call us to purchase a ticket @ 919-969-7659.

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Annual Pumpkin Carving
Oct
21
3:00 PM15:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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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ROCKIN FISH FRY
Sep
30
5:00 PM17:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

¡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
4:00 PM16:00

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
5:00 PM17:00

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
5:00 PM17:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
Aug
9
5:30 PM17:30

Savory Sunday

Join local chefs Ric & Jen as they prepare a delicious 5 course Italian inspired meal! Check out the MENU here! Seatings at 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm. Space is limited. Call 919-969-7659 after 3pm for reservations. $25 per ticket. 

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Savory Sunday
May
17
6:00 PM18:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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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