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Jul 27, 2017 9:00AM to 10:00AM

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.

Jul 26, 2017 4:30PM to 5:00PM

Join us every Wednesday to walk a mile in Odessa and see the sights! All are welcome; please meet at the Visitors Center!

Jul 25, 2017 7:00PM to 8:00PM

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.

Aug 16, 2017 6:00PM

Plan to meet the acclaimed Delaware artist, Denise Dumont at her exhibition of luminous Delmarva paintings at the Historic Odessa Foundation. This event is held in conjunction with the painting exhibit, Capturing the Light: Landscapes of the Delmarva and Beyond

Nov 4, 2017 10:00AM

Learn how to weave an amazing basket with one of Delaware’s master basket makers, Sherry Pie. Sherry will instruct participants all they need to know while experiencing this hands-on historic craft.

This Hostess Basket is the perfect size for entertaining at 10” around and 4” high. The simple but elegant use of smoked and natural round reed is sure to fetch compliments from your company. The base will be partially done in advance of the class.

Visitor’s Center/Bank Building, 201 Main Street

Don't miss out on this amazing, one-time offer! Become a Historic Odessa Contributor Member to support the preservation efforts of the homes, grounds, collections and colonial legacy of Odessa, Delaware. Not only will you be part of conserving Odessa's storied history, but also you'll receive a free ticket to the 4th Annual Odessa Brewfest on September 9, 2017.

Jul 25, 2017 10:00AM to Oct 15, 2017 4:30PM

From the rolling dunes of Cape Henlopen State Park and Cape Cod National Seashore to the industrial buildings surrounding Baltimore Harbor, this selection of paintings by Denise Dumont reflect the artist’s view of the landscape of the Delmarva Peninsula and beyond.

May 21, 2017 1:30PM to 3:00PM

Kitchen gardens were an essential part of daily life in historic Odessa.  Walk through the Collins-Sharp garden and explore the wide range of plants which were cultivated for use in cooking, medicines and even the cleaning bucket.  Gather herbs and flowers to create your own 18th century sachet. 

Cost is $5 for each participant/free to members. 

May 27, 2017 5:00PM to 9:00PM

The Cantwell's Tavern Patio Party is back! On Saturday, May 27, you can enjoy grilling on the patio with special menu at Cantwell's Tavern and a Tap Takeover by Mispillion Brewing Co. There will also be live music for you to enjoy from 5 - 8pm.

May 21, 2017 6:00PM to 10:00PM

On Sunday, May 21, from 6 - 10pm you can bring your own blanket and join an outdoor movie with your family. Beer and wine will be for sale and the Roaming Raven Food Truck will be offering your favorite foods!

Jun 1, 2017 6:00PM to 7:00PM

On June 1st, renowned photographer Kevin Fleming will conduct a gallery tour of his photography exhibit at the Historic Odessa Foundation’s Visitors Center. This presentation is in conjunction with the amazing photography exhibit, Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming

May 6, 2017 10:00AM to 5:00PM

On May 6th, in conjunction with the photography exhibit, Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming, the award winning photographer Kevin Fleming will host a full day photography seminar at the Historic Odessa Foundation.

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