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  milfordarts.org or call the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647, Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.