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Odessa

In a word: charming. If you live here, you like small towns and history. You’ll find nightlife and dining to be provided by one-and-the-same: Cantwell’s Tavern. Find more options in Middletown, a short hop away on Del. 299. Access to U.S. 13 and Del. 1 is instant.
School District: Appoquinimink
Taxes: 2.3932
Median home cost: $198,000
Commute: 35
Safety: 2-2
Arts and culture: 3
Shopping and dining: 2
Nightlife: 1

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  • People You Won’t Recognize by Beth Trepper

    2017.12.01

    People You Won’t Recognize, an exhibition of photographs by Beth Trepper, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from December 1-29. An opening...

  • Issues and Debates in African American Literature

    2017.09.06

    While African Americans have long shared the goals of improving their lives and combating injustice, there have been many different visions and...

  • Milton Arts Guild Holly Days

    2017.12.09

    The Milton Arts Guild’s winter exhibition opening is a grand event held in conjunction with the Town of Milton’s Holiday House Tour and the...

  • Art Works for the Holidays!

    2017.12.01

     “Art Works for the Holidays” features a large variety of art appropriate for gift giving including oil paintings, watercolors, pastels,...

  • “Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

    2017.11.24

    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of...

  • Photos with Santa

    2017.11.18

    Welcome Santa as he returns to the Concord Mall! Come say "hi" and pose for your holiday photos this season. For full details visit our website at...

  • Historic Odessa's 2018 Christmas Holiday Tours

    2017.11.14

    To commemorate three decades of recreating scenes from classic literature through interpretive vignettes and displays, the Historic Houses of...

  • New Tour! Small Wonders

    2017.11.18

    Take delight in the little things! Discover cupboards, cabinets, and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this special tour. Floors...

  • Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

    2017.10.20

    The new Winterthur exhibition series Eye on the Iconic, will debut October 20, 2017, with Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown,...

  • Historic Odessa's 2017 Christmas Holiday Tours

    2017.11.14

    To commemorate three decades of recreating scenes from classic literature through interpretive vignettes and displays, the Historic Houses of...

  • Mid-Week Word Refresher

    2017.10.17

    FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from...

  • The 2017 Subaru Share the Love Event

    2017.11.16

    DONATION AMOUNT Over the last nine years, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $94 million to help those...

  • Delaware Women’s Chorus Auditions

    2017.08.18

    Delaware Women’s Chorus Auditions Led by Music Director Joanne Ward, this ensemble is an artistic and nurturing experience for women who love to...

  • Small Wonder Jazz Singers Auditions

    2017.08.18

    Small Wonder Jazz Singers Auditions Led by Martin Lassman, the Small Wonder Jazz Singers offers the community a wonderful opportunity to sing...

  • Holiday Light Express

    2017.12.08

    Departures: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, & 9:00 PM. Enjoy a peaceful interlude at the end of the year with a 45-minute evening ride...

  • Ride the Ferry to Winter Wonderfest

    2017.11.17

    Ride the Ferry to the Lewes Terminal for Winter Wonderfest! The Christmas Village returns to the Lewes Terminal this holiday season bigger and...

  • The Fabric of Life: Works in Fiber by the Harmony Weavers Guild

    2017.09.30

    Founded in 1971, the Harmony Weavers Guild is dedicated to the making of cloth—a process involving time-consuming techniques. Created by...

  • "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [REVISED]"

    2017.11.29

    ​All 37 plays in 97 minutes! An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave...

  • Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

    2017.09.16

    Richard Cleaver creates elaborate figurative sculptures full of hidden compartments to capture the lives and secrets of historical figures and...

  • An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan

    2017.10.21

    The first major retrospective exhibition of John Sloan’s work since 1988, An American Journey explores all facets of the artist’s long...


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