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  • Candlelight prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, artists, and audiences.
  • Patrons attending all Candlelight events must read and agree to the following rules and expectations:
  • All policies are subject to change; all events are subject to postponement or cancellation.
  • Candlelight will adhere to national, state, local, and venue policies affecting public health and safety.

Venue Specific Policies

Smith Theater, Howard Community College

  • Face masks are encouraged but not required in door
  • No social distancing rules currently in effect

St. Louis Church

  • Masks are required for unvaccinated patrons
  • Masks are not required, but are strongly encouraged for vaccinated patrons


All attendees must agree to UMBC Rules and Expectations:

  1. Each attendee / Invitee should complete a COVID-19 self-assessment before arriving at the event, per the COVID-19 Self-Assessment Checklist below:

    Are you experiencing any of the following Symptoms?

    • A fever greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
    • A cough
    • Any shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Any repeated shaking with chills
    • Any muscle pain that differs from any chronic pain
    • A persistent headache
    • A sore throat
    • A new loss of taste or smell
    • Fatigues
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

    If you are experiencing any one of the above symptoms or if you suspect that you could have COVID-19, please stay at home.

  2. Physical distancing – all attendees / Invitees must maintain 3 ft of distance between other guests at all times.
  3. Face coverings must be worn by attendees / Invitees at all times – a face covering myst cover nose and mouth. (Face covering can be removed only when eating or drinking).
  4. Eating and drinking are only allow at an attendee’s / Invitee’s seat or in designated dinning location(s).
  5. No gathering / loitering in common spaces by attendees / Invitees per posted signage.
  6. Attendees / Invitees must follow signage located throughout the facility, inclusive of the directions for pathways.
  7. Attendees / Invitees must follow capacity restrictions moted at the entrance of each elevator and at each restroom.

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