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

Tickets: Free

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

Tickets: Free

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

Tickets: Free

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

 

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