Celebrate Tempe “Legends”, both living and historic, chosen by Tempe History Society for 2023. Tickets available at Eventbrite.

Enjoy food and drink with friends while viewing the 1892 historic Petersen House and grounds. Visit with ladies and gents in period garb, taste small bites from AZ Catering. Sip wine or delicious beer provided by Four Peaks Brewing Co. Stroll the grounds and bid on silent auction items while listening to live music. Discover this year’s Tempe Legends, both historic and living, honored this year for their contributions to our community. This is sure to be a relaxing and enjoyable way to kick of the weekend as we celebration Hayden’s Ferry Days in Tempe.

IMPORTANT NOTES: The reception will be held in the lawn at Petersen House Museum, 1414 W Southern Avenue — dress warmly! The house will be open for visitation. No food or drink is allowed inside the house.

Proceeds from ticket sales and donations benefit Tempe History Society and support preservation of Tempe’s history and programs such as the Hayden’s Ferry Days festival which takes place on Sunday, March from 12 – 4 p.m. Join us there too! See for more details.

Tempe Legends 2023

Manuela Sanchez Sotelo
Don Pedro “Pete” Obregon
L. Alton “Pat” Riggs


John Aguilar
Shirley Blanton
Dr. Octaviana Trujillo

Silent Auction Sponsors
Brick Road Coffee
Drink Me Tea Room
Eisendrath House
Golf Tempe
Tempe Public Art
Tempe Center for the Arts
Tempe History Museum

Special Thanks To:
Trevon Powell
Robert Moore
Four Peaks Brewing Co.