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Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

The Barnstable Clean Water Coalition has many events to help understand more about preserving clean water on Cape Cod.

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming events!

Quahog Festival

Sunday, August 26, 2018
11 am - 6 pm

Hyannis Village Green

The Rotary Club of Hyannis is presenting its first Quahog Festival.

Enjoy some tasty treats like quahog chowder, a raw bar, stuffed quahogs, a beer garden with Cape Cod Beer, and hot dogs. Savor sweets from Alex's Lemonade Stand and Ben & Jerry's ice cream.

Learn from experts about protecting Cape Cod's natural beauty and fragile environment at educational booths with BCWC, CARE for the Cape & Islands, IFAW, and more. Sponsored by Hyannis Rotary, Cape Cod 5 Bank, Cape Cod Healthcare, and many more!

Live music by Accent Cape Cod, Link Montana & the Oh Boys, Jo & Co.

Plus: Kids Activities, Craft Vendors, Food, Educational Displays.

Learn about Cape Cod’s Environment and Natural Beauty. Barnstable Shellfish Constable, Barnstable Police K9 Dept. Demonstration and So Much More!

For more information check out Hyannis Rotary's Event Page or contact Hyannis Rotary Club

Clean Water Challenge Golf Tournament

Monday, August 27, 2018

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Oyster Harbors Club
Osterville, MA

Join BCWC Executive Director Zee Crocker for a day of golf at the inaugural Clean Water Challenge Golf Tournament at the exclusive Oyster Harbors Club.

Proceeds raised will support BCWC's mission to restore and preserve clean water in the Town of Barnstable.

Shotgun Start: 8:30 am

Best Ball Format

Cost: $400 individual / $1,600 foursome

Your registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, greens fees, cart rental and lunch at the Oyster Harbors Club.

Any questions, email or call 508-420-0780

Click here to register

9th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Mass Audubon Long Pasture Sanctuary
345 Bone Hill Road
Cummaquid, MA
10 am - 3 pm

Please check back for more details or contact BCWC at or 508-420-0780.

Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod

Saturday, September 15, 2018

9 am - 3 pm
(Racers must arrive early, check-in starts at 7 am)

Come Join Us for our 8th Annual Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod.

Click here to register

Your support will help Barnstable Clean Water Coalition on their mission to restore and preserve clean water in the town of Barnstable.

The Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod includes:

Adult Course - 5 mile (SUP or kayak) and 10 mile loop (SUP)

Youth Course - approximately 1/4 - 1/2 mile (SUP or kayak)

Relay Course - 4 person team - 1 board (Surf/SUP under 12') per team (each team member does one loop of youth course)

Prizes to the top 3 finishers in each category

Relay Top Prize Package: Four 11' Bic Wing Paddleboards and Four Carbon Fiber Paddles

Your relay team has one of three chances to win the Relay Top Prize Package. Teams winning the relay race, the best costume, and top fundraising team will be entered into a drawing to win the top prize package.

New venue (Oyster Harbors Club beach)

Silent Auction

Beach party with live music, food and drink

All racers get a long-sleeved shirt and beach party ticket


Saturday, September 15th

7:00 AM: Registration

8:30 AM: Mandatory Safety Meeting for all racers

9:00 AM: Youth Course Start

9:20 AM: 10 Mile Course Start

9:25 AM: 5 Mile Course Start

11:30 AM: Relay Course Start

12:00 PM: Awards

Beach Party: 10 AM - 3 PM

Silent Auction: 10 AM - 3 PM


Note: No outside food/drink allowed on Oyster Harbors Club Beach

If you are interested in renting a paddleboard or PFD please contact Stand Up and Paddle Cape Cod at or call 508-331-0798.  

Number of boards and PFDs available is limited.

paddle Race group photo


Please contact BCWC 

Click here to register


Saturday, October 20, 2018
1 pm - 5 pm

Cape Cod Beer
1336 Phinneys Lane
Hyannis, MA

Join Barnstable Clean Water Coalition and Cape Cod Beer for a day of oysters and beer!  Try oysters from all over Cape Cod.

For more information or to register go to Cape Cod Beer's Event page


Barnstable Clean Water Coalition