Margaret Carpenter Haigh 


Nicolas Haigh

DAVIDSON – British-born organist Nicolas Haigh will be joined by soprano Margaret Carpenter Haigh Oct. 15 as Davidson College Presbyterian Church brings back two performers, now married to each other.

Nicolas Haigh will be performing works by Bach, Howells, Franck and others, and will be joined by Margaret Carpenter Haigh for selections from C.V. Stanford’s “Six Bible Songs.”

All Organ at Davidson events begin at 7:30 p.m. at DCPC, 100 N. Main St., and are open to the public. A meet-the-artist reception by Friends of the Organ follows the program. Performances are free with donations appreciated to enhance the series.

Nicolas Haigh is currently assistant director of music at Christ Episcopal Church in northwest Charlotte. 

Margaret Carpenter Haigh has appeared as soloist with Oregon Bach Festival, Apollo’s Fire, Portland Symphony, Memphis Symphony, Arizona MusicFest Orchestra, American Bach Soloists Academy and Oxford Bach Soloists, among other ensembles.


Fall Extravaganza coming to Huntersville UMC 

HUNTERSVILLE – Huntersville United Methodist Church holds its annual Fall Community Extravaganza event Oct. 20.

It includes a pancake breakfast, car show, silent auction, vendor sales, barbecue and children’s activities, including touch-a-truck, trick-or-treating and more.

The festival will take place 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Huntersville UMC is at 14005 Stumptown Road.

To be a vendor or enter into the car show, go to


Mt. Zion holding youth parent meeting

CORNELIUS – The annual parent meeting for the Fuel youth group at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7. 

It will take place 5:30-6:15 p.m. during the usual Fuel meeting. Parents will receive a calendar, information for the middle school mission trips and discuss expectations and yearly goals. However, the majority of the time will focus on fellowship, encouragement and getting to know the group leaders better.

Mt. Zion UMC is at 19600 Zion Ave.



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