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Festive Foods
Dec 14, 2024 10:00AM to 3:00PM

2024 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.

 

 

 

2022 Holiday Resale Shop
Nov 29, 2024 10:00AM to Dec 15, 2024 3:00PM

Holiday Resale Shop: Friday through Sunday

Please visit the Christmas Resale Shop located in the Collins-Sharp House (2nd & High Streets) to get the jump on your seasonal decorations at prices you can dictate!

Fall's Bounty
Oct 12, 2024 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: Fall's Bounty

“Fall’s Bounty”  Explore the Collins-Sharp House and working kitchen garden with your guide as our costumed interpreters capture the sights and flavors of authentic 18th century cooking. 

Fall Homeschool day
Sep 29, 2024 1:00PM

Fall Homeschool Day, 1pm

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Fall Homeschool day
Sep 29, 2024 9:00AM

Fall Homeschool Day, 9am

Join us for a school tour sampler designed just for homeschoolers.  Take your family back in time to explore the 18th century in colonial Odessa.  Our site offers a unique and well-documented picture of early American life in our interactive, hands-on educational workshops.

Sep 20, 2024 10:00AM to Nov 1, 2024 4:30PM

2024 Storybook Trees Registration

To reserve a tree for the 2024 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.

Sep 14, 2024 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: Harvest Time

“Harvest Time”  Explore the Collins-Sharp House and working kitchen garden with your guide as our costumed interpreters capture the sights and flavors of authentic 18th century cooking. 

Jun 19, 2024 12:00PM to 2:00PM

HOF Celebrates Juneteenth

Tours of the National Park Service Network to Freedom exhibit: “Freedom Seekers: the Odessa Story” will be offered free of charge; reservations are required.

Squash
Jun 8, 2024 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: The Art of Cookery

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

Fresh from the Garden
May 11, 2024 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Saturdays at the Hearth: Fresh From the Garden

“Fresh From the Garden”  Explore the Collins-Sharp House and working kitchen garden with your guide as our costumed interpreters capture the sights and flavors of authentic 18th century cooking. 

Spring Treats
Apr 13, 2024 10:00AM to 3:00PM

2024 Saturdays at the Hearth: Spring Treats

“Asparagus, Strawberries and other Spring Treats”  Explore the Collins-Sharp House with your guide as our costumed interpreters capture the sights and flavors of authentic 18th century cooking. 

Mar 10, 2024 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Harriet Tubman Day

HOF celebrates the role of local underground railroad agents and the life of Harriet Tubman marking 200 years since her birth in Dorchester County, Maryland.  “Freedom Seekers: the Odessa Story” will be free to the public.