Brian in Elf hat

The first 100 guests at the McLeod County History Museum’s Christmas on Main Street will receive a free elf hat, modeled here by Brian Haines, executive director.

While Thanksgiving is just around the corner, the McLeod County History Museum is pulling out the stops for its second annual Christmas party 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. It features live music, visits with Santa Claus, treats, decorated trees and more. And if you’re lucky enough to be among the first 100 guests, you’ll get a free elf hat.

Brian Haines, executive director, talks with Kay Johnson about the event in this week’s More to the Story column.

Brian Haines who was interviewed in this column serves as the executive director of the McLeod County Historical Society and Museum, 380 School Road N.W., Hutchinson. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday an.d by appointment. Admission is free. For more information, call the museum at 320-587-2109