Upcoming Events

Sep 16, 2019 10:00AM to Nov 8, 2019 5:00PM

2019 Storybook Trees Registration Ends November 8th

To reserve a tree for the 2019 Holiday Tour season or for more information on creating a tree with your family, club, or school visit, please download and submit the registration form via fax or email. The deadline for registration forms is November 8th.

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

Duplicated, Decorated and Displayed: An American Folk Art Chalkware Collection

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

Exhibit: Exchanging Points of View, Art by The Artists' Exchange of Delaware

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 9, 2019 10:00AM

Saturdays at the Hearth

Explore the Collins sharp House as our costumed interpreters capture the flavors of authentic 18th century hearth cooking.  Savor the sights and aromas of mouthwatering dishes cooked over an open fire using the tools, recipes and techniques used in colonial Odessa.  Admission is included in the general tour. 

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

2019 Storybook Trees Exhibit Nov 14 - Dec 29

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

2019 Holidays in Odessa DE

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

2019 Holiday Exhibit: "The Secret Garden"

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.