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 Association, a non-profit association founded in 1986. Parking is recommended behind the old Marstons Mills Elementary School on the Route 28 side.
Debbie Lavoie, MMVA vice president, expressed how happy the association is to have secured live music by Mike Dumas and the Satellite Band.
Main Street between Route 149 and Lovell’s Lane will be closed to vehicular traffic for the event, which begins at noon, with the raising of the flag and the playing of the national anthem set for for 12:15 p.m.
This year’s theme is “Marstons Mills Supports Public Safety,” with police and fire safety presentations, vendors, and info booths available throughout the day.
Children’s activities include a bounce house, pony rides, face painting, chalk art, and police and fire “Touch-A-Truck” vehicles.
Marstons Mills firefighters will be grilling burgers and hot dogs for lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Drawing and raffle proceeds benefit the MMVA Scholarship Fund.
Barnstable Police Officer Troy Perry and his K-9 partner, Izzo, will be on hand for demonstrations, as will members of the Cape Cod Disc Golf Club and L.L. Bean fly fishing experts.
The Marsons Mills Community Church will host children’s games inside Fellowship Hall, noon to 3 p.m., along with a bake sale and tours of its historic chapel with Pastor Earl Roberts.
At 4 p.m., the Liberty Hall Club of Marstons Mills will serve its annual chicken BBQ. Advance tickets ($12) are available at the Marstons Mills Library.