BARS 2018 Annual Awards Dinner

BARS 2018 Annual Dinner at Wimpy's

BARS’ annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 1st at Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe in Osterville. The event is for BARS members good standing and their guest(s). Winners of the Barnstable Bivalve Buddy Award and the President’s Award will be announced at the meeting.

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.’

Barnstable Natural Resources Free Razor Clam Class

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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…

BARS March 2018 Meeting

Lenny and Kris Clark on the flats

We will have two terrific presenters for our March meeting: Kris Clark’s presentation is titled Shellfishing in Barnstable. The second presenter is from the R. A. Ribb Company, the shellfishing rake company in Harwich. The meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. New members will receive a gift from BARS and refreshments will be served at a meet and greet reception after the presentations.

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 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.

Barnstable Natural Resources Razor Clam Classes

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The Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Program will offer Four FREE Shellfishing Classes that are Open to All Permit Holders. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM Sunday, January…

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…