On display for the first time in Odessa is an exhibit of the colorful pastel drawings and oil paintings of the beloved artist from New Castle, Delaware, Dennis Young. His plein air (outdoor) artwork of regional scenes will fill the walls of the HOF Visitor’s Center. Young’s artwork has been frequently juried into art galleries and events though out the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond. His artwork can be found in numerous public and private collections.
Have you ever wondered what’s inside those wonderful little cases and wooden dovetailed boxes at historic house museums? What personal objects or secrets do they hold? What are their purpose? Visit the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House to see things opened up to reveal the contents for the public to see.
Every evening throughout the month of October the Historic Odessa Foundation’s buildings will be awash in pink light in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Visitors can stop by after dusk to view the landmarks in all its pink splendor.
Please join us in this festive display of over 30 trees decorated by local families, schools, and organizations showcasing books and works of children’s literature. Our Storybook trees exhibit is designed to promote reading and literacy, and is appropriate for all age groups.
Stuart Clarke Photography featured the Historic Odessa Foundation as a top pick for "Historic Houses Decorated For Christmas". A total of 16 historic houses from across the United States were featured based on creative design, historical accuracy, and holiday spirit.
Delaware Shakespeare Festival returns to a world of specters and spirits this October with two performances of “Shakespeare/Poe: A Night of Readings from the Dark Side,” at Historic Odessa's Stone Stable.
Join us for an evening of fine food, drink and merrymaking as the staff from the Historic Odessa Foundation serves a hearth cooked dinner of mouth-watering dishes using the recipes, tools and techniques of the 18th century. Savor our delicious British Punch and assorted appetizers by the fire before touring the Corbit-Sharp House by candlelight.
Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow (breath linked movement) class each Tuesday evening in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.
Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow (breath linked movement) class each Thursday morning in the beautiful Visitor's Center, 201 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.
Come to a fun Halloween event in historic Odessa, Del. Parade through the garden, bring a carved pumpkin for the contest and age-appropriate crafts will be held in the Wilson-Warner Stable.