BARS 11th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. Reed Baer, Pastor of West Parish Barnstable will officiate. Bring your rakes, and if you bring your bucket you can grab some clams after (if … Read the rest

Steve Hoxie shows Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

Steve Hoxie teaching Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs

One of the best things about BARS are its members. One in particular is a great person. His name is Steve Hoxie. He is always there when BARS needs a volunteer for anything from raking clams, to making chowder, to … Read the rest

Oyster Season Opening 2014

quahogs caught at Scudder's Lane

The 2014 oyster season opening at Scudder’s Lane in Barnstable was a miserable rainy nor’easter. The weather was unseasonably bad  for November 1, and there were oysters everywhere as well as quahogs in various sizes. Photos copyright © 2013 by … Read the rest

MAY 2015 – From The Quarterdeck

Ron Glantz 2x

 

The most important BARS fundraising days are coming up shortly. The bottle recycling at the land fill can produce up to $8000 for all our charitable activities. It can not be done without your help. Plan on a few couple … Read the rest

Barnstable Village Fourth of July Parade

BARS July 4, 2013 parade float

BARS chalked up another award for best float at the 2013 July 4th Parade in Barnstable Village. Kudos to Penny Scott for another great float and costumes. Photos of the parade by Paul Wasilewski and Kris Clark are posted in Read the rest