On The Mark: Jazz, al fresco, is a delight
July 24, 2020
It was a balmy evening, perfect for sitting outside and listening to high-energy jazz. We'd brought our lawn chairs and positioned them near the front of the tent, to the left of the stage. We were about to be treated to marvelous live music, the first in months at Carlton's Oldenburg House. In their response to Covid-19 concerns, owners Emily Fuerste and Glenn Swanson converted their periodic jazz and dining nights to "Cookin' at the O Outdoors."
We purchased delicious sandwiches at Paul's food cart and fizzy lemonades from the Magnolia Café bar. Before the performers reached the stage,...