Upcoming Events

Storybook Trees
Sep 17, 2021 10:00AM to Nov 5, 2021 5:00PM

2021 Storybook Trees Registration Ends November 5th

The Historic Odessa Foundation celebrates children’s literature and a love of reading by showcasing holiday trees decorated by community and school groups in the National Historic Register Corbit-Sharp House.  The exhibit will run from November 16th through December 30th and will be open as part of “Christmas in Odessa” on December 4, 2021.  Storybook Trees registration form goes out to former participants and local schools/daycares and youth groups.  Forms will also be available to the general public at the HOF Visitors Center and on the HOF website.

Nov 2, 2021 10:00AM to Dec 31, 2021 4:30PM

Exhibit: ISLAND LIFE: Photography of Jay Fleming

The Historic Odessa Foundation is pleased to present a small selection of photographs from Jay Fleming’s collection of work that will fill the pages of his forthcoming second book Island Life.

Nov 6, 2021 10:00AM to 11:30AM

Let's Explore Mr. Corbit's Tannery - SOLD OUT!

Sign a contract and become an apprentice in Mr. Corbit’s tannery.  Learn about the “art and mystery” of the tanning trade. 

Little Women
Nov 16, 2021 10:00AM to Dec 31, 2021 4:30PM

Exhibit: Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

This holiday season don’t miss the return of the Historic Odessa Foundation’s renowned annual Christmas tradition of transforming a historic house into an exhibition of classic children’s literature. 

Island Life
Nov 18, 2021 6:00PM

Reception: Meet the Photographer & Book Signing

The public is invited to meet and greet the talented photographer whose larger than life photographs are on display at the Historic Odessa Foundation Visitor Center. 

2021 in Odessa Delaware
Nov 25, 2021 9:00AM to Dec 31, 2021 4:30PM

2021 Odessa Country Christmas

Stroll or drive through the historic area for enchanted evenings of winter lights at the Historic Odessa Foundation.