LINDSBORG — An "Old-Fashioned Christmas” celebration returns Dec. 9 to the Old Mill Museum from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

The spirit of a 1880s prairie Christmas awaits you! Enjoy the museum grounds lit by kerosene lanterns as you stroll between music, drama and children’s activities.

Groups providing joyful holiday music at the Pavilion include Prairie Wind Harps at 5 p.m., Silver Tones Flute Choir at 6 p.m. Men In Harmony at 6:30 p.m., Smoky Valley Mens Choir at 7 p.m. and the Mennonite Friends Chorus at 7:30 p.m.

The Smoky Valley High School Drama Team presents the play “Christmas On the Prairie” with performances repeating throughout the evening.

Join a shepherd as he shares the traditional Christmas story in the stable.

Millers provide guided tours of the 1898 flour mill throughout the evening.

Find children’s Christmas crafts in the one-room school and decorate sugar cookies along the way.

Share wishes with Santa and enjoy special kids’ music with Thad Beach. Warm up with tasty holiday refreshments and shop for unique gifts in the museum gift shop.

Admission is just $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, and everyone under 6 is free.

Questions? Call 785-227-3595, or visit