8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Golden Spike Conference

This conference features speakers and events highlighting the importance of the Chinese workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad.

Location: Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown at City Creek

Tickets: Prices vary with registration online at https://bit.ly/2v0pRhi

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - John M. Browning Historic Home Tour

See the inside of the the Browning family home in central Ogden with a guided tour from Weber County Heritage Foundation volunteers.

Location: 505 27th St., Ogden

Tickets: $8 for adults and $6 for children in advance at https://bit.ly/2X43SBT or $10 at the door

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Spike 150 Festival

Features music, performances, historical reenactments, train demonstrations, a frontier village and more.

Location:  Promontory Summit

Tickets: Available online with some sold out at https://bit.ly/2Kildpm

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Heritage Festival 150th Anniversary

This three-day festival celebrates the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad with live music, vendors, a beer garden, artisan booths, historic presentations and more on Ogden’s 25th Street.

Location: Historic 25th Street, Ogden

Tickets: Free

10 a.m. to close - Spike 150 Open House

A train display, slideshow and information about railroading from the Golden Spike to present day.

Location: West Millard’s Great Basin Museum, Delta

Tickets: Free

1-5 p.m. - We Want the Railroad: Brigham Young's Role in Bringing the Railroad to Utah

Speakers from the Sons of Utah Pioneers including Rom Alexander and Wayne Hinton, author Ron Watt, and railroad and freight planner Dan Kuhn will speak about Brigham Young’s role in bringing the railroad to Utah.

Location: Canyon Rim Stake Center, Salt Lake City

Tickets: $15, pre-registration only at https://bit.ly/2uWCv0I

2 p.m. - “Gold Mountain” musical

An original musical set during the construction of the first transcontinental railroad. Performances in Salt Lake City are sold out.

Location: Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

Tickets: Starting at $15, available online at https://bit.ly/2VBIoMs

6-10 p.m. - The Corinne Pageant

A funny outdoor reenactment of how the town of Corinne came to be including cowboys, gunslingers and more. Concessions and booths open at 6 p.m. and the performance starts at 8 p.m.

Location: Downtown Corinne

Tickets: $4 with your own chair, $7 without

7 p.m. - Echoes of Hammers and Spikes

A musical tribute to the Golden Spike. There will also be free screenings of the movie “Promontory” playing at 12, 1:13 and 3 p.m.

Location: Casino Star Theatre, Gunnison

Tickets: $5 for children and seniors, $7 for adults

All day - 12th Annual Stagecoach and Freight Wagon Association Conference

This four-day conference explores key points Utah’s history with wagon trail tours.

Location: Holiday Inn Express, Brigham City

Tickets: $45 to join the group plus a $100 registration fee online at https://bit.ly/2KpbmOu


See what people are talking about at The Community Table!