Chair-ity chairs, food trucks, art and more at Walnut Beach Thursday, Aug. 21

Milford's 375th Anniversary Committee and the Walnut Beach Arts and Business Association will host a family night at Walnut Beach on Thursday, Aug. 21.

The Walnut Beach Art Stroll kicks off the evening at 6 p.m. with a glimpse of the Milford Education Foundation’s Chair-ity Auction chairs.

Residents can view the hand painted and crafted Adirondack chairs and take a selfie to send to the Milford Education Foundation Facebook page.

Food trucks will line the corners of Broadway and Naugatuck Avenue, including Streetside Hot Dog Cart and Spud Stud.

The night will be filled with music and art.

Visit the archway where DJ Brian Smith will kick off an outdoor dance party  with hula hoopers from Violet Orchid Hoops as well as students from the Creative Movements Dance Company. Designer hula hoops will be for sale.

Local business such as Beach Gallery will offer activities. Wild Expressions will have local musician Gene Grenier starting at 6 p.m. Firehouse Gallery has a show opening starting at 6 p.m.

After enjoying art, music and dancing, residents can grab some blankets and stick their toes in the sand and then head to the Walnut Beach pavilion for a showing of “Shark Tale,” which begins at 8:30 p.m.

Food trucks, Ruff's Wood Fire Pizza and the Walnut Beach Creamery will begin serving at 7 p.m. near the Walnut Beach Pavilion.

For more details visit the Walnut Beach Arts & Business Association Facebook page or