Sussex Academy will sponsor a Derby Day from 4 to 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Lavender Fields, 18864 Cool Springs Road, Milton.

Sussex Academy will sponsor a Derby Day from 4 to 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Lavender Fields, 18864 Cool Springs Road, Milton.

The Kentucky Derby-themed event will be catered by Nage with mint juleps, Dogfish Head craft beer, wine, Kentucky burgoo, oysters and bourbon-glazed ribs. The event will include live music by The High and Wides, prizes, live and silent auctions as well as a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby.

Proceeds from the event will help with the construction of the Sussex Academy Middle School wing.