Arts Center plans Run for the Roses

The Milford Arts Center’s 6th Annual Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby LIVE will take place Saturday, May 7, from 4 to 7 p.m.

A silent auction and festivities will begin at 4 p.m., with a live broadcast at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $35 per person.

There will be food, cash bar with mint juleps, designer beers and wines. Silent auction items include award winning wines and spirits, a cocktail sailing cruise, lottery tree, jewelry, vacation homes, theater tickets and other surprises. Local student pianist, Bennett Daponte-Smith, will entertain and there will be a fabulous hat contest and best dressed man contest. There also will be raffle prizes, 50/50 and a chance to bet on the horses.

Once the silent auction ends at 6 p.m., the center will drop its giant screen and present the LIVE telecast of the Kentucky Derby.

For tickets or further information visit or call the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647, Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.