Upcoming Events

December 2019

Sep 24, 2019 10:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:00PM

On public display for the first time is a charming private collection of chalkwares to be discovered on display at the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House.  Don’t miss this petite display included with admission for the fall and Christmas seasons.

Oct 22, 2019 10:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:30PM

Come marvel at the wonderfully diverse collection of artworks created by members of The Artists’ Exchange of Delaware on view at the Historic Odessa Foundation. 

Nov 14, 2019 10:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:30PM

We invite you to join us to view Christmas trees decorated to the theme from your favorite children’s book. This year’s Storybook Trees exhibit is located in Wilson-Warner House and will showcase decorated trees in its beautiful period rooms.

Nov 19, 2019 9:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:30PM

The National Historic Landmark Corbit-Sharp House will be marvelously adapted into scenes based upon the classic children’s novel, The Secret Garden, written by the English novelist and playwright Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) and published as a book in 1911. The celebration lasts from November 19th through December 29th, 2019.

Nov 19, 2019 10:00AM to Dec 29, 2019 4:30PM

This holiday season don’t miss the Historic Odessa Foundation’s renowned annual Christmas tradition of transforming one of their historic houses into an exhibition of classic literature.

Dec 5, 2019 7:00PM

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 7, 2019 10:00AM

The first "Christmas in Odessa" took place 55 years ago as a fundraiser for the Women's Club of Odessa. The purpose was to fund college scholarships for local high school seniors. With the help and cooperation of Odessa homeowners and the Historic Odessa Foundation, the Women’s Club of Odessa has provided scholarships to over 100 students.

Dec 8, 2019 2:00PM

Join us for a sumptuous Children’s Holiday Tea filled with Christmas sweets, storytelling, scavenger hunts and holiday crafts as the Historic Odessa Foundation invites you into the mysterious walled garden of Misselthwaite Manor from the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic children’s novel, The Secret Garden

Dec 9, 2019 6:00PM

The Board of Directors and Staff of the Historic Odessa Foundation invite you to attend the 15th Annual Member Holiday Party Monday, December 9th 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Visitors Center in historic Odessa, Delaware. Reservations are limited! R.S.V.P. Jennifer Cabell Kostik (302) 378-4119

Dec 10, 2019 7:00PM

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.

Dec 10, 2019 7:00PM

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 11, 2019 11:00AM

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from The Secret Garden. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 11, 2019 4:30PM

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from The Secret Garden. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 12, 2019 9:00AM

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.

Dec 14, 2019 10:00AM

The crackle of logs on the fire, the sweet smells of apples and cinnamon, a mouthwatering chicken roasting over the coals….top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa hearth cooks prepare delicious 18th century recipes typically enjoyed during the holiday season.

Dec 17, 2019 7:00PM

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2018 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 19, 2019 7:00PM

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 21, 2019 10:00AM

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa hearth cooks prepare delicious 18th century recipes typically enjoyed during the holiday season. The crackle of logs on the fire, the sweet smells of apples and cinnamon, a mouthwatering chicken roasting over the coals are the sights sounds and taste of this holiday feast.

Dec 26, 2019 7:00PM

You are invited to step back in time through the doors of the Historic Odessa Foundation and explore the Christmas traditions of yesteryear! Participants experience a special candlelight tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

Dec 28, 2019 10:00AM

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa hearth cooks prepare delicious 18th century recipes typically enjoyed during the holiday season. The crackle of logs on the fire, the sweet smells of apples and cinnamon, a mouthwatering chicken roasting over the coals are the sights sounds and taste of this holiday feast.