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Aug 30, 2018 7:00PM

Evening Tour

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Jun 28, 2018 7:00PM

Evening Tour

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages in the garden.

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

*Member discounts do not apply.

May 31, 2018 7:00PM

Evening Tour

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family! 

Tours leave from the Visitor’s Center.

$15 per person* – Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119.

Apr 26, 2018 7:00PM

Evening Tour

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House, c.1700.  This event is perfectly suited for the entire family!

Mar 29, 2018 7:00PM

Evening Tour

Join us the last Thursday of every month for an evening tour of the houses at Historic Odessa.

Dec 9, 2018 2:00PM

2018 Children's Tea - SOLD OUT!

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special afternoon children’s tea in conjunction with the Christmas exhibit.  Join us for a delightful tea party complete with tea and festive treats and a take home holiday craft project.  Then, take a tour of the National Historic Register Corbit-Sharp House that has been transformed into the classic story. 

Dec 5, 2018 4:30PM

By Reservation: Storybook Time (Older Children) Dec 5, 2018

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 5, 2018 11:00AM

By Reservation: Storybook Time (pre-K and Kindergarten) Dec 5, 2018

Join the Historic Odessa Foundation as we read excerpts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Then, see the story come to life as we tour our holiday exhibit after decorating delicious holiday cookies.

Dec 15, 2018 10:00AM

2018 Demonstration: Festive Foods

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 8, 2018 10:00AM

2018 Demonstration: Festive Foods

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 20, 2018 7:00PM

Holiday Candlelight Tour 7pm Dec 20 2018 Hosted by Associate Curator SOLD OUT!

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special evening candlelight guided tour offered by the curator of the Christmas exhibit at the Corbit-Sharp House, c. 1774.  Enjoy hearing this classic Christmas poem while learning about the inspiration and process behind the furnishings and decorations for each room vignette.

Dec 20, 2018 5:00PM

Holiday Candlelight Tour 5pm Dec 20 2018 Hosted by Associate Curator SOLD OUT!

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special evening candlelight guided tour offered by the curator of the Christmas exhibit, at the National Historic Register, Corbit-Sharp House, c. 1774.  Enjoy hearing this classic Christmas poem while learning about the inspiration and process behind the furnishings and decorations for each room vignette.