Musician Derek Webb returns to Kadi Fit

CORNELIUS – Singer/songwriter Derek Webb, formerly of the Christian band Caedmon’s Call, will return to Kadi Fit fitness center for a concert as part of his Apology Tour.

He will perform songs from his new album “I Was Wrong, I'm Sorry & I Love You.” Webb will be armed only with a few acoustic guitars and the stories of how and why he made this latest album.

The Apology tour began in Philadelphia on Sept. 26. Cornelius is its 10th stop.

Webb also played at Kadi Fit back in May.

Webb has uniquely structured the ticket prices to meet people wherever they are. For the “I Was Wrong” ticket, you can name your own price. For the “I’m Sorry” ticket, you pay $12, sit in a reserved seating section and a $1 donation goes to Blood:Water Mission. For the “I Love You” ticket, you pay $20, and in addition to the reserved seating and $1 donation, you also can participate in a group Q&A discussion and receive an autographed tour poster.

The concert takes place 8-10 p.m. Nov. 15, at Kadi Fit Studio, 19725 Oak St., Unit 3, behind the Cornelius police station.



St. Alban’s presents French Café Music

DAVIDSON – As part of the Music @ St. Alban’s performance season, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church will present “French Cafe Music” with the group Musique Accordeon.

Sit street-side in a concert of French accordion music, featuring accordionist David DiGiuseppe.

Musique Accordeon presents music from the cabarets of Montmartre through the musettes of Paris to the songs of famed singer Edith Piaf.

The project was made possible, in part, with funding from the Arts & Science Council, the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources and the National Endowment for the Arts

The performance starts at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 301 Caldwell Lane.

Tickets are available at the door: $15 for adults or $10 for seniors and students. Children younger than 12 years get in free. Admission includes a complimentary reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres following the concert. Call 704-941-0650 to reserve tickets.



Grace Covenant offers Beth Moore Live Experience study

CORNELIUS – Grace Covenant will offer “Sacred Secrets - A Beth Moore Live Experience” on Wednesday nights.

The study will emphasize how we have a confidante who is trustworthy, the One who already knows all and wants to share our deepest secrets. Discover what happens when we let God teach wisdom in the secret hearts. 

The event takes place 7-8:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 30 and running through Dec 11 in room 220 at the Cornelius campus, 17301 Statesville Road.


Speaker discusses women in the Torah

DAVIDSON - The Sisterhood of Temple Kol Tikvah is hosting a program featuring representatives from the Southeast District of Women of Reform Judaism.

Chaplain Donna Spencer will talk about women in the Torah. President Sherry Schwimmer, will give an overview of Women of Reform Judaism.  

The event will take place 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the temple, 605 South St.



Asbury UMC celebrates fall

HUNTERSVILLE – Enjoy fun for all ages at Asbury Chapel’s Fall Festival.

Activities include a bounce house, games, face painting, bobbing for doughnuts, cookie decorating, cupcake walk and snacks. 

The festival will be 2-5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the church, 11724 Asbury Chapel Road.


Boy Scout serve pasta at fundraiser

HUNTERSVILLE – Boy Scout Troop 42 from Hopewell Presbyterian Church is having its third annual Spaghetti Luncheon and Silent Auction. 

Meals includes spaghetti, chicken parmesan, salad, bread, dessert and drink. Meals cost $9 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger. Proceeds go to Boy Scout Troop 42. 

The event will be held Noon-2:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road.


Mt. Zion UMC presents concert pianist

CORNELIUS – As part of the Cornelius Concert Series, Mt. Zion United Methodist will feature Katie Reimer, a concert pianist.

Reimer performs and directs the Mimesis Ensemble, a New York-based chamber ensemble that performs music by living composers.

The event is free, but a will offering will be taken.

The concert will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the sanctuary, 19600 Zion Ave.



Ardent offers Halloween alternative

CORNELIUS – Ardent Faith Church has planned a non-scary Halloween alternative.  

The event, dubbed Hallabaloo, features plenty of trunk-or-treating, a costume contest, bounce house, games and hay ride. The church will sell food/drinks for a Cherish Uganda fundraiser.

Hallabaloo takes place 4-6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Ardent Faith Church 18637 Northline Drive.


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