Candlelight Concert Society of Maryland | Candlelight Concert Society of Maryland

Candlelight Health & Safety Policies

  • 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

  • Masks are currently optional, but encouraged
  • No social distancing rules currently in effect (subject to change)

Linehan Hall, UMBC

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
    • Fatigue
    • 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 allowed 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.

Candlelight Sponsors

Candlelight Concerts programs are made possible with generous support from our individual donors and from: