BARS Wine and Wine Cooler Raffle

BARS wine and wine cooler raffle

Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 2, 2014. You do not need to be present to win. 100% of proceeds go to the…

Marstons Mills Village Day

BARS Loves Marstons Mills

BARS will be at Marstons Mills 25th Annual Village Day on Main Street, Marstons Mills.

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2014

BARS float at Barnstable July 4th parade

The 2014 Barnstable July 4th parade was part of the celebration of the town’s 375th birthday. Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the…

West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at West Barnstable Village Festival

West Barnstable Village Day will be held at the Community Building on Route 149 on Saturday, August 16. Bars will be selling Chowder, cookbooks, t-shirts, hats and jewelry etc. If you would like to volunteer email roncapecod@comcast.net

BARS 11th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. Reed Baer, Pastor of West Parish Barnstable will officiate. Bring your rakes, and if you bring your bucket you can grab…

A Rewarding Day for BARS

BARS and East Dennis Oyster Farm present checks to Barnstable and Dennis Police

Monday, April 1, 2014 the reward checks from BARS and John and Stephanie Lowell, owners of East Dennis Oyster farm were presented to officers from the Barnstable and Dennis Police Departments. From left to right, Don…

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,…

Oyster Season Opening 2014

quahogs caught at Scudder's Lane

The 2014 oyster season opening at Scudder’s Lane in Barnstable was a miserable rainy nor’easter. The weather was unseasonably bad  for November 1, and there were oysters everywhere as well as quahogs in various sizes. Photos copyright…

West Barnstable Village Festival

West Barnstable Village Festival 2013

The BARS booth at the West Barnstable Village Festival was twice as big as in the past, and was fully stocked. Steve Hoxie grilled his signature littlenecks with garlic and butter, we had kettles of chowder,…

BARS Offers Reward for Information Regarding Marstons Mills River Oyster Theft

oysters planted in the Marstons Mills River

The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the theft of shellfish (oysters) from the Town of…