Fort Rowdy celebrates 25th year


John and Marabele Garland of Greenville don’t let a little rain dampen their enthusiasm for the entertainment at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Saturday, Sept 2.

Rum River Blend performs in the entertainment tent at the recent Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.

Charles Fath of West Milton takes a break from serving food to check out the fishing during the Fort Rowdy Gathering.

Blacksmith Dustin Baker of Tipp City forges a piece of ironwork with some assistance from Cameron Leveck, 9, of Arcanum at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.

A large piece of ham roasts over an open fire on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Fort Rowdy.

Volunteers from St. John’s Lutheran Church serve food from their booth at Fort Rowdy Gathering over the Labor Day weekend in Covington.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Bettina Solas performs, accompanied by a spoons player on an entertainment stage at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington on Sunday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Dave Heisey of Bradford puts the finishing touches on a stone war club at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Keith Leear of Gettysburg checks on the fire inside is spacious tipe home at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Noah Brush, 8, tries his luck at a Stillwater River fishing hole at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

The Muleskinner Band entertains a large crowd on Sunday at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.

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John and Marabele Garland of Greenville don’t let a little rain dampen their enthusiasm for the entertainment at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Saturday, Sept 2.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy1.jpgJohn and Marabele Garland of Greenville don’t let a little rain dampen their enthusiasm for the entertainment at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Saturday, Sept 2. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Rum River Blend performs in the entertainment tent at the recent Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy2-1.jpgRum River Blend performs in the entertainment tent at the recent Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Charles Fath of West Milton takes a break from serving food to check out the fishing during the Fort Rowdy Gathering.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy3.jpgCharles Fath of West Milton takes a break from serving food to check out the fishing during the Fort Rowdy Gathering. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Blacksmith Dustin Baker of Tipp City forges a piece of ironwork with some assistance from Cameron Leveck, 9, of Arcanum at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy4-1.jpgBlacksmith Dustin Baker of Tipp City forges a piece of ironwork with some assistance from Cameron Leveck, 9, of Arcanum at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

A large piece of ham roasts over an open fire on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Fort Rowdy.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy5.jpgA large piece of ham roasts over an open fire on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Fort Rowdy. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Volunteers from St. John’s Lutheran Church serve food from their booth at Fort Rowdy Gathering over the Labor Day weekend in Covington.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090217mju_fortrowdy6.jpgVolunteers from St. John’s Lutheran Church serve food from their booth at Fort Rowdy Gathering over the Labor Day weekend in Covington. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Bettina Solas performs, accompanied by a spoons player on an entertainment stage at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington on Sunday.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090317mju_fortrowdy_3.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Bettina Solas performs, accompanied by a spoons player on an entertainment stage at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington on Sunday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Dave Heisey of Bradford puts the finishing touches on a stone war club at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090317mju_fortrowdy1.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Dave Heisey of Bradford puts the finishing touches on a stone war club at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Keith Leear of Gettysburg checks on the fire inside is spacious tipe home at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090317mju_fortrowdy2.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Keith Leear of Gettysburg checks on the fire inside is spacious tipe home at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Noah Brush, 8, tries his luck at a Stillwater River fishing hole at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090317mju_fortrowdy4.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Noah Brush, 8, tries his luck at a Stillwater River fishing hole at the Fort Rowdy Gathering on Sunday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call The Muleskinner Band entertains a large crowd on Sunday at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/09/web1_090317mju_fortrowdy5.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call The Muleskinner Band entertains a large crowd on Sunday at the Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington. Mike Ullery | Daily Call