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Eat, Drink, and Be French: Barbette's Bastille Day Returns

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Don't know Bastille Day from Arbor Day? No matter. It's a block party, one of the best, outside of Barbette, which means frites with aioli, which means beer, which means music, music, music. Berets optional.

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The Food: Organic picnic food and cold beverages. And, cake. (What else do you need to know?)

The Entertainment: aviElle, Gramma's Boyfriend, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Suzie, Tropical Depression, Karen Vieno Paurus & the Peacock Showgirls, the Brass Messengers, MC Foxy Tann, Kaleena Miller Dance Troupe, North Star Roller Girls, Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows, and Infiammati Fire Circus.

As always, Bastille Day will be a zero waste event.

Rain or shine, Sunday, July 12, 3 p.m.-10 p.m. outside Barbette. Free.

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