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…

Marstons Mills Village Day 2018

BARS at Marstons Mills Village Day

BARS will be at Marstons Mills Village Day, September 9th at noon with our famous chowder and BARS apparel. The annual celebration, which is free and open to the public, is hosted by the Marstons Mills Village…

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…

A Record Month for the BARS Scholarship Fund

BARS Recycling Last Load Out July 2018

We did it — $8,075.95 collected in July 2018 for the scholarship fund — a new BARS record! We handled 161,519 cans and bottles. That is a lot of trash that isn’t along the road. Above is…

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 15th Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 14th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Minister Steven Wilson for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 2018 Annual Awards Dinner

BARS 2018 Annual Dinner at Wimpy's

The BARS 2018 Annual Awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 1st at Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe in Osterville. Winners of the Barnstable Bivalve Buddy Award and the President’s Award will be announced at the meeting. The event is…

BARS April 2018 Meeting

Rainbow over Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

Millions of people cross the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal each year. But how many know what this engineering marvel is all about? Samantha Gray, a US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will present a program that offers excellent insight into the rich history, fascinating features, and vigilant operation of the Cape Cod Canal. A portion of the presentation will include a film entitled ‘Canal Story.’