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An Acorn Valentine's Open Mic Night featuring Patti Shaffner + The Typewriter Poet

Friday, Feb. 10 | 7:00pm ET (6:00pm CT)

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Start your Valentine's Day weekend at The Acorn! Come experience the region’s most exciting array of acts, packed into one night on the fabulous Acorn stage with a state-of-the-art, professional sound system.

The Typewriter Poet – William Davis – creates poetry as you wait, written from a one-word prompt you provide him. Beginning at 6:00pm ET, find William at The Acorn and experience his gifts firsthand (maybe commission a Valentine's poem for your loved one!).

No Admission Fee, Donations Encouraged

Performer Inquiries: Email openmic@acornlive.org

This activity is supported in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

About the Artists:

Patti Shaffner performs a wide variety of musical styles including Folk, Blues, Jazz, Theater and Improvisational Singing with ease. As a seasoned performer, she is dynamic and engaging on stage. Her music is thought provoking and reaches out to the heart of our longing for connection with love and hope. Find more about Patti at jazzdakini.com

William "Endlesswill" Davis is quickly becoming a recognized name in Spoken Word Poetry. William is an Emeritus Poet Laureate of Hillsborough, 2022 ArtPrize Contemporary Black Artist recipient, Coast 2 Coast Live mixtape winner and four time published author. As an artist, Endlesswill embraces community and specializes in poetic social critique, introspection, and depth. Find more about William at https://www.endlesswill.com/


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RESERVED SEATING DONATION option includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to The Acorn and guarantees you a seat with optimal sightlines. $25 Donation per ticket holder in your group.

Box Office opens at 4pm ET
Starts 7:00pm, doors open 6:00pm

Artistry, Up Close

The intimate, acoustically-rich Acorn environment encourages interaction between the artists and audience.

About The Acorn 

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.


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