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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 2018 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

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 2018 holiday exhibit and enjoy wine and festive treats in front of a roaring fire at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 8, 2019 2:00PM

Join us for a sumptuous holiday children’s worksop filled with Christmas sweets and crafts as well as a guided tour of our 2019 holiday exhibit, The Secret Garden. Cost is $10 for each guest and reservations are required. Please call 302-378-4119.

*Member discounts do not apply

Jul 14, 2019 2:00PM

There will be a story told about "The Secret Garden" a book written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. There will be a scavenger hunt in the Collins' garden, several crafts, and goodies

to eat. Cost is $15.00 and $10.00 for members.Reservations are required. Must call Jennifer at 302-378-4119 by July 9th.

*Member discounts do not apply

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.

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