A Nashville tribute to Joseph Smith and the pioneers by LDS musicians will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

The Nashville Tribute Band will include Jason Deere, an award-winning songwriter and producer, and Dan Truman, pianist for Diamond Rio. The opening act will be Due West, a vocal country trio that has been on the Nashville club scene since 2004. The concert is being billed as an evening of music, stories and testimony.

The concert will be held at Bella's Fresh Mexican Grill, 2651 N. 1850 West, Farr West. Tickets are $35, which includes dinner at 6 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 801-791-2281 or e-mail [email protected].

'Third Nephi' production Aug. 1-2

"Third Nephi," a sacred music-drama, will be performed against the backdrop of stars and mountains at the SunCrest LDS meetinghouse on Aug. 1 and 2 at 8:30 p.m.

The production portrays the visit of the Savior to the Americas. Book and lyrics are by Ralph G. Rodgers Jr., with music by K. Newell Dayley. This production was previously prepared and produced by Promised Valley Playhouse at the University of Utah Special Events Center in Salt Lake City in the spring of 1978.

The public is invited, and admission is free. For more information, e-mail [email protected] The SunCrest chapel is located at 14977 S. Round Tree Lane in Draper.

Y. hosting genealogy conference

PROVO — Brigham Young University will hold the 40th annual Family History and Genealogy Conference from July 29 through Aug. 1 at the BYU Conference Center. The conference, "Strengthening Ties that Bind Families Together Forever," will feature more than 120 classes focusing on beginning family history, computer research, U.S. research, German research, methodology, journals and Family History Center support.

Keynote speakers include President Merrill J. Bateman, former BYU president and current president of the Provo Temple; Don Anderson, Family History Department division director of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; and Paul Allen, CEO of FamilyLink.com Inc.

Registration is $175 for noncredit participation and $322 for credit participation. For more information and registration, call 801-422-2568 or visit familyhistoryconferences.byu.edu.

Stake plans centennial activities

The Ogden Stake is celebrating its 100th anniversary in the month of July. The celebration will begin with the stake's float entry in the Ogden Pioneer Day parade on July 24. On July 25, the stake has organized a temple day at the Ogden Temple. On July 26 at Mount Ogden Park, there will be a picnic between 6 and 8:30 p.m. Prior to the picnic, a 5K run for members of the stake will be held.

On Sunday, July 27, an open house at the Ogden Stake Center will take place between 4:30 and 5:50 p.m. and 7:10 and 9 p.m. From 6 to 7 p.m., Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Quorum of the Seventy will speak at a fireside.