November 08, 2013
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Winn-Dixie store no. 171 in Williston, Fla. lent a hand in presenting the “Lost Railroad Adventure” at Kirby Family Farms throughout October. The event encourages customers to come aboard Florida’s largest private railroad and experience the history of Kirby Family Farm in Florida’s Levy County.

Kirby Family Farm offered guests a chance to masterfully navigate through the “Mega Maze of Fun,” to board the historical 1800’s locomotive that traveled through a lost colony of carnies, and to take a stroll through the pumpkin patch. The Mega Maze features the Winn-Dixie check mark, but it’s embedded in the maze itself and best seen from an aerial view.

The Kirby Family Farm railroad adventure started when a train that was lost and forgotten was found on the property. When the Kirby family found the “No. 19” train car, they felt the tug in their hearts to try to bring her back to life for children of all ages to enjoy. Today, the Kirby Family Farm offers more than just a railroad – it also offers an educational experience focusing on today’s kids, and helping families build memories that last a lifetime.

“Kirby Family Farms is such a wonderful place for families and education,” said Winn-Dixie Store Director Eric Taylor. “I first came here with my own family for Father’s Day and had a blast! I wanted to help other families have the same great time that’s why I insisted on getting involved this Halloween!”

Store No. 171 Market Manger Joe Colwell and Taylor’s three children participated in Kirby Family Farms Trail of Treats by handing out candy and wishing families a happy Halloween from Winn-Dixie.

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