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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.

BARS April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The featured speakers for the April 2016 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the Town of Barnstable Marine & Environmental Affairs Division.

BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

BARS 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. The meeting will be at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville due to the MA primary election.

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

The winner of the BARS 2015 Wine Raffle will receive twenty four (24) bottles of fine wine. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 1, 2015…

BARS October 2015 Meeting

Oysters at Scudder's Lane

If you are serious about shellfishing, especially oysters, don’t miss BARS’ October, 2015 meeting. All BARS meetings are open to the public.

BARS August 2015 Meeting

Cape Cod

Our featured speaker at BARS’ August 4th meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building is Tom Cambareri who will be doing a presentation on the effects of ocean acidification on clams and oysters and the Cape Cod aquifer.

BARS April 2015 Meeting

Oysters at low tide

BARS April 2015 meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building features speakers from the Barnstable Marine Environmental Department providing updates on their projects relating to shellfishing and the shellfish habitat.

BARS October 2014 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

Town of Barnstable Shellfish Biologist Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis, Town Shellfish Technician will do a presentation on their department’s activities over the summer and this fall. Get ready for oyster season!

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…