Party Planning Clayton NC

Local resource for party planning in Clayton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, wine and spirits and liquor stores, as well as advice on themed parties and mixed drinks.

The Oxford
319 Fayettville St., Suite 105
Raleigh, NC
Description
Gastro Pub

Marrakesh Cafe
(919) 341-1167
2500 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC
 
Half-Time Sports Bar
(919) 550-3888
3503 E Garner Rd
Clayton, NC
Description
Half-Time Sports Bar, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Half-Time Sports Bar.

Loop Road Tavern
(919) 779-8883
1437 Mechanical Blvd
Garner, NC
Description
Loop Road Tavern - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Cactus Lounge
(919) 989-9464
2301 S Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC
Description
Cactus Lounge - If you're looking to kick back, Cactus Lounge, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Maanjri Lounge
2526 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC
 
Flip Side
(919) 553-0123
408 E 2nd St
Clayton, NC
Description
Flip Side - If you're trying to impress your date, Flip Side is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Flip Side offers.

Sam's Tavern In The Groove
(919) 661-0644
25 Old Drug Store Rd
Garner, NC
Description
Sam's Tavern In The Groove - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Sam's Tavern In The Groove, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Sam's Tavern In The Groove will do the trick.

Shooters Billiards
(919) 773-1525
106 Bratton Dr
Garner, NC
Description
Shooters Billiards - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Shooters Billiards, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Curt & Frank's
(919) 989-1174
526 S Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC
Description
Curt & Frank's - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Curt & Frank's is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Ideas for a New Years Party

By Russ Cobbe

If you are planning to host a New Years Eve party this year you might be looking for some help to make it extra special or at the very least more unique. A big part of most New Years Eve party's is various alcoholic drinks. Instead of just providing (or having guests bring their own) the regular beer, wine, rum, vodka and rye, why not create a theme around the drinks available.

There are various cocktails and shooters that have New Years names. A quick visit to www.idrink.com shows about 20 different recipes around the New Years Eve party. One idea is to setup a table with the various ingredients for the drinks with small recipe cards and the appropriate glasses so everyone can be their own bartender. Trying something new and breaking old habits is part of the long-standing tradition of New Years. Here is a sample of some recipes to try:

Happy New Year

0.25 oz Brandy
4.0 oz Champagne
0.75 oz Orange juice
0.75 oz Port

Shake brandy, port and orange juice well over ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a champagne flute, fill with champagne, and serve.

Celebration

1.0 oz Cognac
1.0 oz Cointreau
1.0 oz Lemon juice
1.5 oz Rum

Shake over ice and pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

Steaming Hot Holiday Punch Recipe

3.0 cups Apple Juice
1.5 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
3 sticks Cinnamon
0.75 teaspoon ground Cloves
6.0 cups Cranberry juice
0.75 cup Maple syrup
0.75 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
3.0 cups Orange juice
2.0 ...

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