Celebrate the 2015 Holiday Season at Historic Odessa

Celebrate the Holidays at Historic Odessa!

Odessa Brewfest

Holiday Exhibit: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

For the past 30 years the Historic Odessa Foundation has celebrated children’s literature by recreating scenes from the classics. In honor of the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, the period rooms of the National Historic Register, Wilson-Warner House have been transformed into fantastic vignettes adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. Read More »

When: Through Dec. 31 
Where: Wilson-Warner House
Information: Contact Jennifer at 302-378-4119

Demonstration: Festive Foods

Top off your holiday tour at the Collins-Sharp House as the Historic Odessa Foundation hearth cooks prepare a sumptuous holiday feast. While parents are enjoying the sights and smells of hearthside cooking, children are invited to create their own “Alice in Wonderland” holiday ornament. Read More »

When: Saturday, Dec. 12 and 19, 10am-3pm
Where: Collins-Sharp House
Registration: Contact Jennifer at 302-378-4119

Lecture: 150 Years of Wonderland

Carolyn Vega, curator of the "Alice: 150 Years in Wonderland" exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City, presents an engaging account of the genesis, publication, and enduring appeal of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. Read More »

When: Wed, Dec. 16, 6:30pm
Where: Historic Odessa Visitor's Center
Cost: $15 per person (Members FREE)
Information: Contact Jennifer at 302-378-4119

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Get into the Christmas spirit by attending a special evening candlelight guided tour offered by the curator of the Christmas exhibit, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The curator will describe the inspiration and process behind the furnishings and decorations for each room vignette.

At the end of the personal tour enjoy beverages and festive treats at the Collins-Sharp House. Read More »

When: Thurs., Dec. 17, 7 to 8:30pm
Where: Historic Odessa Visitor's Center
Cost: $15 per person (Members FREE)
Reservations are required by calling 302-378-4119


Also in December...

Dec 13 - Workshop: Illustrate Alice 

Dec. 17 - Curator Christmas Exhibit Presentation

Dec. 20 - Lewis Carroll's Christmas Greetings

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