SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It's another event-filled weekend in South Orange and Maplewood. Last weekend was the first annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest and the second annual PlayDay South Orange, and this weekend is full of things to do as well.
Saturday, September 26
Mara's Cafe is holding its grand opening, with festivities beginning with Friday night music and an open mic from 7 p.m. to midnight, and then continuing on Saturday with a variety of events from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Highlights include a visit from Tweedles the Clown from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Full schedule available here.
The Maplewood Police Department is holding a Prescription Drug Take Back from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details here.
Sunday, September 27
The Fourth Annual Maplewood Art Walk and Music Fest is on Sunday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maplewood Village will have performances and live music, as well as artisans from throughout New Jersey displaying and selling their hand-crafted work. 
Learn about Dining Wild! at the Durand-Hedden House in Maplewood with a walk at 1 p.m. with locavore and owner of DiningWild LLC, Dan Lipow. More information here
Nearby there's the Millburn Street Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Millburn Avenue and Spring Street in Millburn. More details here.
Looking ahead to next weekend, there's Seton Hall Weekend (October 2-4) and the Maplewood Arts & Culture Summit on October 4.