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Celebration Week Events & Activities

The following events are being planned by the Spike 150 Commission and our statewide partners to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad.

All-aboard the AgeWise Express
05-02-2019 - 05-02-2019

All-aboard the AgeWise Express

Weber County Organization for Elderly (WCOFE)

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USU - Spike 150 Lecture Series - Utah State University Brigham City Region
05-02-2019 - 05-02-2019

USU - Spike 150 Lecture Series - Utah State University Brigham City Region

Utah State University

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Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies
05-04-2019 - 05-04-2019

Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies

Box Elder County

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Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies Hoedown
05-04-2019 - 05-04-2019

Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies Hoedown

Box Elder County

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Mark Hopkins Railroad Display
05-06-2019 - 05-06-2019

Mark Hopkins Railroad Display

Box Elder County

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Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroad
05-07-2019 - 05-07-2019

Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroad

Weber State University Special Collections

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Working on the Railroad: Chinese Workers & America’s First Transcontinental Line | Gordon H. Chang
05-08-2019 - 05-08-2019

Working on the Railroad: Chinese Workers & America’s First Transcontinental Line | Gordon H. Chang

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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America's Railroad: A Choral Concert
05-08-2019 - 05-08-2019

America's Railroad: A Choral Concert

Waterford School

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The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure
05-07-2019 - 05-09-2019

The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure

Old Barn Community Theatre

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“Gold Mountain” - a new musical presented by Zions Bank in partnership with Spike 150, CRWDA, and Ogden Musical Theatre
05-08-2019 - 05-09-2019

“Gold Mountain” - a new musical presented by Zions Bank in partnership with Spike 150, CRWDA, and Ogden Musical Theatre

Golden Spike 150

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Family Locomotive Celebration
05-09-2019 - 05-09-2019

Family Locomotive Celebration

Treehouse Children's Museum

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Rails and Ales:
05-10-2019 - 05-10-2019

Rails and Ales: "Hell on Wheels"

Weber State University Special Collections

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May 10th Celebration Ceremony Broadcast
05-10-2019 - 05-10-2019

May 10th Celebration Ceremony Broadcast

Golden Spike 150

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Heritage Festival 150th Edition
05-09-2019 - 05-11-2019

Heritage Festival 150th Edition

Ogden Downtown Alliance

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2019 Golden Spike Conference
05-08-2019 - 05-11-2019

2019 Golden Spike Conference

Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association

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National Stagecoach and Freight Wagon Association 12th Annual Conference
05-08-2019 - 05-11-2019

National Stagecoach and Freight Wagon Association 12th Annual Conference

National Stagecoach and Freight Wagon Association

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Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society - Union Pacific Historical Society Convention
05-08-2019 - 05-11-2019

Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society - Union Pacific Historical Society Convention

Ogden Eccles Conference Center

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“Gold Mountain” - a new musical presented by Zions Bank in partnership with Spike 150, CRWDA, and Ogden Musical Theatre
05-10-2019 - 05-11-2019

“Gold Mountain” - a new musical presented by Zions Bank in partnership with Spike 150, CRWDA, and Ogden Musical Theatre

Golden Spike 150

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Spike 150 Sesquicentennial Celebration Festival
05-10-2019 - 05-12-2019

Spike 150 Sesquicentennial Celebration Festival

Golden Spike 150

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The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad --- The Railroad Helped Build America
05-01-2019 - 05-31-2019

The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad --- The Railroad Helped Build America

Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association

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Spike 50: Golden Spike Parade in 1919
05-01-2019 - 05-31-2019

Spike 50: Golden Spike Parade in 1919

Weber State University

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Spike 50: The 1919 Parade in Ogden
05-01-2019 - 05-31-2019

Spike 50: The 1919 Parade in Ogden

Weber State University Special Collections

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Spike 150 Celebration: A Contemporary Art Exhibition of Historic Helper City and the Railroad
05-03-2019 - 08-02-2019

Spike 150 Celebration: A Contemporary Art Exhibition of Historic Helper City and the Railroad

The Helper Project

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Western Mining & Railroad Museum Presents The Power of Rail - A Journey into the History of Helper
05-10-2019 - 08-19-2019

Western Mining & Railroad Museum Presents The Power of Rail - A Journey into the History of Helper

Western Mining and Railroad Museum

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05.10.19 WEEKEND

150-Year Anniversary Weekend Celebration

On May 10-11, 2019, a 150-year anniversary celebration weekend will take place at Promontory Summit, Utah. Visitors will be able to step out on to the site where history was made, partake in activities, meander through the visitor center and monuments, and visit the nearby Chinese dugouts and Spiral Jetty.

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  • *Please note that a mandatory volunteer training will be held prior to the events above.

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