Get a jump on Bastille Day celebrations -- traditionally, celebrated July 14 in France -- with the annual local version of the fete today (Sunday, July 10) on Sanford Street in downtown Fairfield.

The event, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., will feature traditional French fare from local restaurants, the Brasserie and Cafe Lola, as well as French crafts, books, clothing and more.

A petanque tournament -- similar to bocce -- is played throughout the day.

For information, call 203-254-8094 or visit the website,