COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Historical Society will dedicate a commemorative marker honoring Robert “Bob” Evans, founder of Bob Evans Farm and Homestead in Rio Grande, Ohio, the company announced May 31. The honor will coincide with the company’s Founder’s Day celebration scheduled for June 2.
“Founder’s Day is truly a celebration of what our brand is about,” said Ray McKinniss, farm manager. “We are happy to bring families together for good, wholesome fun on the farm while we celebrate our company’s heritage."
The celebration will include craft sales and demonstrations, hay rides, “make and take” crafts, quilt exhibits and demonstrations and delicious concessions. For children, the Farm will offer a small animal barnyard, bounce houses, games, lead horseback rides, train rides and face painting, the company said.