Area Events

We have included below some area events, please check back often for updated information.
     Community Shred Event              
Saturday, May 2, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Bring your personal papers for free, confidential shredding by Cintas mobile shredding truck to the back parking lot of the Moore County Court House, 1 Courthouse Square, Carthage NC. Please bring your items with the intent of having the boxes or containers that you bring your items in returned to you.  We can not recycle most cardboard boxes.  Sponsored by the Moore County District Attorney's Office.  For more information please call 910-722-5075. 
Moore County Animal Services
For information about animal operations in Moore County, such as rabies clinics, pet emergencies, spay/neuter, lost/found pets and other animal services please click here.
Buggy Festival
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Come and enjoy the 27th annual Buggy Festival to be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with the Buggy Idol contest starting at 4:30 p.m.   Held in downtown Carthage come enjoy all day music, car show, craft and food vendors and FREE children's area.  One of the biggest and best know festivals in the region!  For more information, please visit or click here for a vendor application.
Run for the Buddies Race
Saturday, May 9, 2015

Communities in Schools of Moore County will be hosting their third annual Run for the Buddies race that will begin and end at New Century Middle School located at 1577 Union Church Road in Carthage. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. The Fun Run starts at 8:00 a.m. ($15.00) and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. ($25.00).  Forms available at or for more information contact Bryana Nelson at 910-295-1072 or or click here.


Saturday, May 9, 2015
The Moore County Library will hold their annual book sale from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The library is located at 101 Saunders Street.  Stop and browse the books while spending the day at the festival!  For more information contact the library at 910-947-5335.
DAV Memorial 5K Run
Saturday, June 6, 2015
The annual Disabled America Veterans run will be held in Carthage beginning at the Moore County Veterans Memorial at 8:00 a.m.  Online registration at and registration forms are available for download at  Proceeds will go to Moore County, Chapter 83 of the Disabled American Veterans.