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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  • Annual Pawpaw Folk Festival at the Blue Ball Barn

    2014.08.23

    Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience.  We are going to make a day of music, story teller fun, ‘down home’ food, folk...

  • Hippo Haven Opens This Summer at Adventure Aquarium!

    2014.05.29

    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new...

  • Forging Faith, Building Freedom

    2013.09.27

    Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September...

  • Kalmar Nyckel

    2014.05.22

    The Kalmar Nyckel Offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October.  Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails,...

  • Blue Rocks Home Game

    2014.04.08

    Come out and cheer on the Blue Rocks at Frawley Stadium!  Be sure to look at www.bluerocks.com for game times and special events and...

  • Linda Henry and The Daughters of Faith featuring Special Guest Jay Caldwell and The Gospel Ambassadors

    2014.08.23

    Hailing from Wilmington, Delaware, this group is one of the best-kept secrets on the East Coast. The ability to capture a crowd with their...

  • Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

    2014.08.03

    Get a big taste of Elizabethan life on weekends and Labor Day Monday at Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim, Pa.

  • Historic Lewes Farmers Market

    2014.07.01

    This producer-only farmers market provides fresh, local foods every Saturday morning at the Lewes Historical Society complex.

  • Open Window

    2014.08.01

    Appreciate the view when Gallery One artists interpret this month’s theme. 

  • M&M and Friends

    2014.08.23

    The Music School of Delaware treats you to a morning of musical fun with an interactive family concert.

  • Hot Summer Group Show

    2014.08.01

    This rotating group show features works by The Station Gallery’s favorite and new artists. 

  • DCCA: A 35-Year History

    2014.08.01

    Coinciding with the 35th anniversary of the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, this exhibition charts the evolution of the institution...

  • Birds in Action—Free Flight Program

    2014.08.20

    See hawks, owls and parrots up close and in flight.

  • Beach Barbecue

    2014.08.23

    Give summer a proper send-off while supporting Children’s Beach House programs with an evening of entertainment, dinner, drinks and...

  • American Idols

    2014.07.05

    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

  • Bugs: Outside the Box

    2014.06.14

    A butterfly with a 5-foot wing span? A 10-foot tall beetle? When it comes to bugs, the Delaware Museum of Natural History has all the creepy...

  • Clear Space Summer Repertory

    2014.07.03

    Clear Space Theatre Company presents “Sordid Lives,” a dark comedy. 

  • Always … Patsy Cline

    2014.07.12

    See the tribute to one of the greatest singers of her generation.

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey

    2014.04.01

    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of...

  • Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

    2014.08.23

    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.


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