BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

14th Annual 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 local clergy for a bountiful harvest. The event will be held—rain or shine.… Read the rest

Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2016

You are invited to BARS 13th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. The event will be held–rain or shine.… Read the rest

BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

Our featured speaker, Dave Ryan of the Cape Cod Oyster Company will present a plan for new and expanded oyster propagation in the Town of Barnstable’s Three Bays area. Ryan will explain how oyster aquaculture has been recognized by marine Read the rest

BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner – Christmas Party

BARS 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - Christmas Party

The BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner /Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at the Fox Hole in Osterville beginning at 5:00 PM. It will again be a catered by Wimpy’s Restaurant. The choices will be lobster dinner … 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