Rickie Lee Jones will perform at the Midland Theatre in downtown Newark on Sunday, Oct. 2.The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Rickie Lee Jones will perform at the Midland Theatre in downtown Newark on Sunday, Oct. 2.The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $62.50, $52.50, $42.50, $34.50 and $28.50. Call (740) 345-5483, visit or stop by the Midland box office at 36 N. Park Place, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Jersey Baptist Church, 13260 Morse Road, will celebrate Barefoot Sunday on Oct. 2.

People attending all services will be asked to give shoes to help people in central Ohio. Organizers hope to collect more than a thousand pairs of gently used shoes to be donated to those who cannot afford new shoes.

Church volunteers will be distributing collected shoes at Stowe Mission, 888 Parsons Ave., in Columbus, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. For more information, contact Penny Zuber at pzuber@jerseychurch.org.

The Heart of Ohio Quilters Guild quilt show, featuring 150 quilts, will be held Oct. 7 and 8 at the Bryn Du Mansion Field House, 537 Jones Road, Granville.

The show theme, “All Quilts Bright and Beautiful: Celebrating 20 Years of Quilting,” is part of a year-long celebration of the guild’s 20th anniversary.

Show hours are Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $5, seniors $4, with children under 12 admitted for free. A two-day pass is $7.50.

Vendors offering quilt-related merchandise will be at the show, and the guild will host a silent auction of handmade items. The guild is will also hold a drawing for an anniversary quilt. Educational talks will also be held.

For more information, visit www.heartofohioquiloters.com, email quiltshowinfo@gmail. com, or call (740) 366-2693.

The Heath-Newark Licking County Port Authority will host an open house at the former Newark Air Force Base Saturday, Oct. 8. The event is open to the public.

Boeing, Bionetics, AFMETCAL, Goodrich, NARFE and the Port Authority will mark the occasion of 15 years since privatization-in-place of the former Newark Air Force Base in 1996. They will also kick off the anniversary of 50 years since guidance system and metrology work first came to Heath in 1962.

The celebration and open house will be preceded by a formal ceremony at 11:30 a.m., including remarks from local, state and federal officials. Employees who arrived at NAFB prior to Dec. 13, 1962, and members of the Missilettes are encouraged to be in attendance for the opening ceremony so that they can be recognized.

Tours will be conducted from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Boeing 3D virtual reality lab, the new Horton Building and the Aerospace Center campus will be open for tours. Several informational displays will be on view, and Joe the “Science Guy” will present two shows. There will be an ice cream social, as well as on-site food vendors.

For more information, visit hnlcpa.com/openhouse. Enter via the north entry off of Irving Wick Drive West in Heath, one mile west of state Route 79.