mattersmagazine.com 9 localmatters supports the school and community on October 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Woodland in Maplewood. Grab a friend and get cracking on holiday shoppingandmaybepickupatrinket for yourself. There is a $10 entrance fee at the door which will get you complimentary wine, appetizers and lots of time to comfortably browse an extraordinary collection of gifts. Don’t miss the silent auction! For more details visit, opendoornurseryschool.com/sipandshop. Blue Scarf Collective is pleased to announce its inaugural show, Breaking the Static, which will present contemporary painting, sculpture, fiber art, light installations, film and photography at 55 West South Orange Avenue, South Orange, opening on October 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. and running the last two weekends in October. The exhibition will also feature an installation with the help of the public and volunteer organization, Girls Helping Girls. Period. Please bring feminine hygiene donations to the show to be installed and then donated to girls and women in need upon show closing. For details, visit bluescarfcollective.com. 1978 Arts Center in Maplewood will feature a grand retrospective look into photographic art in its natural, purest form, captured on camera through film and digital processes. Acclaimed photographer Barry Gray curates a reflective group exhibit from renowned photographers, whose collective portfolio of work spans 150 years. Exhibiting photographers include: Barry Gray, Dave Booker, Howard Best, Lola Flash and Lydia Wilson. The exhibit opens October 22 and runs through November 27. For details call 862-438-8191 or visit 1978artscenter.org. Seton Hall University in collaboration with the Pierro Foundation will present A Sense of Place, an exhibit in tribute to two distinguished artists in their hometown. This exhibit will be open October 30 to December 9 at the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall and will feature the work of sisters and fourth-generation South Orange residents, Kiki and Seton Smith. Kiki’s drawings and prints look to the natural world to understand relationships between place and identity; Seton’s large-scale photographs look to the man-made environment to convey associations by moving within, navigating through space. For details, visit pierrofoundation.org. The Society of Musical Arts Orchestra presents its free fall concert To Liberty and Justice on October 30 at 4 p.m. at Maplewood Middle School, 7 Burnett Street, Blue Scarf Collective is pleased to announce its inaugural show, Breaking the Static, in South Orange. starting October 21. Seton Hall University will present an exhibit: A Sense of Place, in tribute to local artists Kiki and Seton Smith beginning October 30. Sip & Shop holiday bazaar continued on page 43 “May your thirst for life never run dry” Authentic Irish Cuisine, Irish Coffee, Fine Wines and Irish Whiskey worthy of Celtic Kings Experience the best of Ireland’s Pub traditions Family Friendly • Good Cheer Raw Bar Fridays 4 to 7PM ST. JAMES’S GATE APPAREL AND GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE WEBSITE: www.stjamesgatepublickhouse.com Join us fireside for lunch and dinner 167 Maplewood Avenue Maplewood Village 973-378-2222 Check our website for upcoming events Oktoberfest Food: German Sausage, Schnitzel, Red Cabbage & Beer Specials! Stop by and check out our NEW FALL MENU Thank you for your incredible support of the ROBERT J. MILLER OYSTERFEST The event was a huge success!