2018 Quahog Festival

Quahog Festival 2018 logo

The Rotary Club of Hyannis is presenting its first Quahog Festival on Sunday August 26th from noon to 6:00 pm on the Hyannis Village Green. BARS will have a booth there selling its famous chowder, and…

2018 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS will be back at the 28th Annual West Barnstable Village Festival August 18th, 2018. We will have a raw bar, our famous chowder, and grilled littlenecks as well as BARS apparel and other items for…

BARS August 2018 Meeting

Marstons Mills River

Our featured speaker for the August, 2018 BARS meeting will be Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (previously Three Bays Preservation). “Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) works to restore and preserve…

Cotuit Bay Shellfishing Closure 07-05-18

An emergency contamination closure is going into effect for part of Cotuit Bay. Unfortunately, a porta-potty was tipped over at Cotuit Town Dock. Due to the close proximity of the bay, along with expected rainfall tomorrow…

BARS Needs Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the bottles and cans recycling shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station

BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for all of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. You may also pick up a…

BARS June 2018 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

Our featured speakers for the June, 2018 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans…

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer three FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer. Saturday, June 30th, 2018 @ 7:30 am at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 10:00 am at Bridge…

BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Father Perry from Our Lady of Victory Parish in…

BARS April 2018 Meeting

Rainbow over Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

CANAL STORY Millions of people cross the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal each year. But how many know what this engineering marvel is all about? A US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will present…

Barnstable Natural Resources Free Razor Clam Class

razor-clam-painting

The Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department will offer one last razor clam class for the season. Hi All, I just wanted to let you all know that we are holding one last razor clam class…