BARS February 2018 Meeting

Cape Cod Hurricane

Our presenter for BARS February meeting is a Cape Light Compact. The title of the presentation is “Safe, Warm, Before, During, and After Storms.” The meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

View from the Quarterdeck – February 2018

Shellfishing at Bay Street Osterville

 Oyster Season remains very rewarding for those who are willing to brave the elements. The ice from the severe cold weather and storms has cleared and all shellfishing locations are “Open for Business.” Reports from Bay…

BARS February 2018 Meeting

Cape Cod Hurricane

Our presenter for BARS February 6th, meeting is Cape Light Compact. The title of the presentation is “Safe and Warm, Before, During, and After Storms.” Guests are welcome. Bring a friend!  

BARS Holiday Dinner 2017

BARS Annual Holiday Dinner 2017 at Alberto's Ristorante

The BARS Annual Holiday Dinner will be Tuesday, December 5th at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to BARS members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. Price per person is $42.00 including gratuity.

2017 BARS Holiday Dinner

BARS Annual Holiday Dinner 2017 at Alberto's Ristorante

The BARS Annual Holiday Dinner will be Tuesday, December 5th at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to BARS members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will…

BARS November 2017 Meeting

John Carafoli Food Consultant • Food Stylist • Author • Blogger

Our presenter for BARS November 7th, meeting is a Cape Cod native, local food connoisseur and stylist, John Carafoli, author of “Great Italian American Food in New England.” John will share tricks of the trade in cooking local shellfish. He will bring his homemade mignonettes for oysters to sample and will provide an entertaining evening talking about shellfish and condiments. Recipes will be available to take home. The November 2017 BARS meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

BARS November 2017 Meeting

John Carafoli Food Consultant • Food Stylist • Author • Blogger

Our presenter for BARS November 7th, meeting is a Cape Cod native, local food connoisseur, food stylist, and BARS member, John Carafoli. John also teaches classes and workshops in culinary arts and food styling. He recently has…

Backfill Your Holes and They Will Come

If you backfill, they will come.

Shellfish Harvesters — Please Fill in Your Holes! Recreational shellfish harvesters sometimes wonder why the Town of Barnstable Department of Natural Resources requires them to fill in holes dug while harvesting clams. Here are the reasons:…

BARS October 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis and BARS volunteers planting quahog seed

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis will bring us up to date on the Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department’s activities and the upcoming oyster season. This is the meeting we look forward to all year! The…

View from the Quarterdeck – October 2017

Jim Scarlett and Norm Wilson sering chowder

September was a busy and eventful month for BARS. The 28th Marstons Mills Village Day Celebration was held on Sunday September 10th on Main Street in Marstons Mills. A Tip of the Rake to Betty Haviland,…