Marble Falls Walkway of Lights fate coming into focus

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber Executive Director Jarrod Metzgar (left) and electrician Terry Evans worked on planning the installation of Walkway of Lights Oct. 18 in Lakeside Park.

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

In 26 years, volunteer and electrician Terry Evans has seen several versions of Walkway of Lights in Lakeside Park on Lake Marble Falls.

“It's changed quite a bit,” said Evans, who has witnessed everything from lighted sculptures washed away in a flood to the display's transition from incandescent to LED lighting.

He has assisted the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce with everything from a venue that boasted a dense cluster of a million lights on hundreds of sculptures on the shoreline to what will now be a more evenly-distributed scattering of sculptures alongside 2,000 feet of concrete sidewalk.

Instead, the route's new feature coincides with the newly-installed city park sidewalk . . . .

Find the rest of this story in the Tuesday, Oct. 22 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email connie@highlandernews.com. To subscribe to the newspaper, call 830-693-4367 or click here to subscribe to the e-Edition online.

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