8 a.m. - 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
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
Noon - America's Railroad: A Choral Concert
A 100-voice children’s choir from Waterford School will be singing railroad-related songs.
Location: Utah State Capitol Building
7 p.m. - Working on the Railroad: Chinese Workers and America’s First Transcontinental Line
Stanford University professor Gordon H. Chang will give a talk about the role of Chinese workers in the transcontinental railroad.
Location: Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 10 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City
7 p.m. - The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure
Watch vignette performances of what it was like during the Bear River Crossing to Brigham City with highlights about the history of the railroad.
Location: Old Barn Community Theater, Garland
Tickets: Free, but a reservation is required and can be made at 435-452-1674
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