The Milford Arts Council announces the return of Open Mic Nites on the second Wednesday of each month starting Oct. 14 and running through May 11, 2016, 7-10 p.m. (no December date). \u00a0Registration starts at 6 p.m. All performing arts are welcome: singers, musicians, comedians, poets, magicians. Performers will be judged by jury and people's choice. There will be a $50 first place prize each night. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available each night. There is a $5 door fee. Open Mic Nites takes place at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford. For more information call 203-878-6647 or go to www.milfordarts.org.