News & Press

May 27, 2022 10:00AM

HOF Hosts Vinyasa Flow Yoga w Meghan

Meghan will guide you through a Vinyasa Flow  (breath linked movement) class each Friday morning on the picturesque lawn of the Corbit-Sharp House, 118 Main St., Odessa. Beginners are always encouraged to try their first class here in our non-judgmental and welcoming community.

Candle Mould
Apr 12, 2022 10:00AM to Jun 12, 2022 4:30PM

Petite Exhibit: Candle Mould

Discover an amazing candle mould, which has been selected from the nearly seven thousand objects from within the HOF museum collection and has been showcased at the National Historic Register Wilson Warner House.  

Apr 12, 2022 9:00AM to 4:30PM

Closed Due to an Unforseen maintenance Issue

Due to an unforeseen maintenance issue, Historic Odessa and its grounds and museum properties will be closed for the remainder of today, April 12th, and will reopen tomorrow, April 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Katie Cassidy
May 19, 2022 6:00PM

Reception: Meet the Artist, Katie Cassidy

The public is invited to meet and greet the talented artist whose colorful pastel drawings are on display at the Historic Odessa Foundation Visitor Center. 

Katie Cassidy
May 3, 2022 10:00AM to Jun 26, 2022 4:30PM

Art Exhibition: SEASONS: Pastels by Katie Cassidy

The Historic Odessa Foundation is delighted to present in the Visitor Center the colorful pastel drawings by the talented Easton, Maryland artist Katie Cassidy.  Katie is well known for her light filled impressions of flowers and landscapes while she maintains that she sees paintings in everyday life.

Odessa High School Art Show
Apr 1, 2022 10:00AM to May 1, 2022 4:30PM

Odessa High School: Art Showcase

The Historic Odessa Foundation is proud to showcase the creative talents of students from the Appoquinimink School District’s Odessa High School's 9th and 10th grade art students.

Dec 17, 2022 10:00AM

2022 Demonstration: Festive Foods

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as our costumed hearth cooks prepare a mouthwatering feast over a roaring fire.  Enjoy the sights and aromas typically enjoyed in the 18th century during the festive holiday season.

Festive Foods
Dec 10, 2022 10:00AM

2022 Demonstration: Festive Foods

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as our costumed hearth cooks prepare a mouthwatering feast over a roaring fire.  Enjoy the sights and aromas typically enjoyed in the 18th century during the festive holiday season.

 

 

Deck the Halls
Dec 11, 2022 2:00PM

Deck The Halls!

Families are invited to join in festive holiday preparations as we craft holiday cards and decorations. 

Dec 7, 2022 4:30PM

By Reservation: Storybook Time (Older Children)

Join HOF and the Corbit-Calloway Library as we read excerpts from this year’s Historic Odessa Foundation’s featured work of classic children’s literature. 

Storybook Time
Dec 11, 2022 11:00AM

By Reservation: Storybook Time (pre-K and Kindergarten)

Join HOF and the Corbit-Calloway Library as we read excerpts from this year’s Historic Odessa Foundation’s featured work of classic children’s literature. 

Nov 12, 2022 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: Fireside Feasts

“Fireside Feasts”  Explore the Collins-Sharp House with your guide as our costumed interpreters capture the sights and flavors of authentic 18th century cooking.