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Performance at the Museum: Tessa Karrys and AJ Odneal

December 1, 2017
07:00 PM
Tessa Karrys is an Arizona-based singer-songwriter and performer. She writes, performs and records her original music. She usually performs every week at music venues, weddings, restaurants, bars, private parties, corporate events and/or charitable fundraisers. She incorporates folk, Americana, blues and pop into her playing style and songwriting.

AJ Odneal is an indie folk singer/songwriter heavily influenced by pop, jazz, and her extraordinary love for her listeners. You’ll find her music fun and uplifting. Free, fun and family friendly.

Historic House Holiday

December 2, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Historic House Holiday

December 3, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Historic House Holiday

December 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Historic House Holiday

December 10, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Performance: Christmas with the SunPunchers

December 15, 2017
07:00 PM
PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM: Christmas with The SunPunchers

The SunPunchers are a group of merry musicians with a signature desert roots revival sound, with Lindsay Cates on bass, Dominic Armstrong on drums and Betsy Ganz on guitar and lead vocals. Their songs feature contemplative lyricism combined with a bedrock of stumbling rhythms and sliding textures. Visit Santa and his helpers outside and the arts and crafts and karaoke elves next door at the Edna Vihel Center. Free, fun and family friendly.

Historic House Holiday

December 16, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Azure Family Concert

December 16, 2017
03:00 PM
PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM: Azure Family Concert with Tetra String Quartet
'Tis the Season for Holiday Cheer!  Tetra welcomes guest guitarist Brendan Lake, as well as a special visitor from the North Pole. Presented by the Tetra String Quartet, Azure Concerts are fun, friendly and engaging performances tailored to children and young adults who are on the autism spectrum or have similar challenges. Azure concerts are approximately one hour in length. Family members and caregivers of all ages are welcome to attend. The performance will be followed by an instrument petting zoo. Free tickets are available at www.tetraquartet.org

Historic House Holiday

December 17, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Christmas at the Petersen House

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition by visiting the Petersen House Museum this holiday season. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of Niels and Susanna Petersen. The house will be festively decorated for the season and visitors may tour the two story Queen Anne Victorian to see the antique furnishing and learn its history. Enjoy refreshments on the grounds and create memories with your family during Tempe’s Christmas at the Petersen House.

Petersen House Museum is located at 1414 W. Southern Ave, Tempe, Arizona. Tours are available by appointment for groups of 8 or more. Call 480-350-5100 for details.

Festival-Hayden's Ferry Days

March 3, 2018
12:00 AM
Hayden's Ferry Days is a free community festival presented by Tempe Historical Society and its partners. Three days of fun begin with a chuck wagon dinner with Tempe Sister Cities at Hackett House on Friday, March 2nd. The next day, a festival showcasing our community's unique and diverse history and heritage features musicians, artisans, vendors, displays, demonstrators, an antique and collectibles market, appraisals, food and fun activities. Sunday highlights several historic houses in Tempe which will be open for viewing and events such as a tea party and lawn games.  Save the dates and keep an eye out for more information about Hayden's Ferry Days on March 2, 3 and 4, 2018!

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