Headwaters at the Comal to host annual Evening of Lights with social distancing measures in place

Luminarias will light the paths of the Headwaters at the Comal. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Luminarias will light the paths of the Headwaters at the Comal. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Luminarias will light the paths of the Headwaters at the Comal. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Headwaters at the Comal’s annual Evening of Lights event gives visitors an opportunity to take a self-guided walk along paths lit by luminarias.

This year, guests will be required to register online for a free 30-minute time slot to promote social distancing between groups. The event will be held Dec. 4-5 from 6-9 p.m. each night.

All visitors over the age of 10 will be asked to have an approved face covering to be worn when it is not possible to maintain a distance of 6 feet from Headwaters staff, volunteers or visitors in a different group.

Parking attendants will be on-site to direct traffic, and contactless check-in will be available.

Online registration is open through Dec. 3 at www.headwatersatthecomal.com.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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