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Free entertainment tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular two-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to tons of fun events throughout the country.
For just 48 hours, Goldstar will be offering literally thousands of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy, opera and more!!!
And since all you pay is a tiny service fee (the amount varies depending on the event, but it’s usually just a couple bucks), the Comp Train’s a great way to discover new events in your area and treat your plus one, family or even just yourself to something totally new — and totally unexpected.
Here are just a few of the many family-friendly events I found:
Comp Tickets to see The Giving Tree: A Play Inspired by Shel Silverstein’s Classic Story at The Little Theatr in Los Angeles ~
You and your children will love Los Angeles Children’s Theater live recreation inspired by Shel Silverstein’s touching and tender parable The Giving Tree. The classic children’s book is about the simple gifts nature offers each of us.
Comp Tickets to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Enchanting Ballet Based on Shakespeare’s Play at The San Diego Civic Theatre in San Diego ~
Enjoy a fairy-tale getaway in an enchanted forest as California Ballet Company transforms Shakespeare’s beloved comedy into a shimmering ballet filled with moonlit nights, fairy magic and romance at the San Diego Civic Theatre. A Midsummer Night’s Dream conjures all-ages magic as it chronicles the heartbreaking confusions and happy reunions between a group of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. California Ballet’s exquisitely detailed production boasts a celebrated score by Felix Mendelssohn and magic-infused design to create a truly enchanting atmosphere. Plus, there’ll be face painters and a pre-show red carpet where fairies (including you, if you dress up) will be posing for pictures.
Comp Tickets to Artisanal LA: Handmade Food, Design & DIY Tips at Spring Show in Los Angeles ~
A seasonal, weekend-long celebration of all things homemade, Artisanal LA is the place to discover the best edibles and unique home goods. With over 150 makers, crafters, artisans and chefs filling up The Reef, you’ll learn about everything DIY, from chef demos to workshops on urban farming. There are delicious finds for all tastes at Artisanal LA — from meat lovers and chocoholics to vegans and the gluten intolerant.
Comp Tickets to see The Pirates of Penzance: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Classic Comedy at The La Habra Depot Playhouse in La Habra ~
Packed with Gilbert and Sullivan’s funny fast-paced banter and some of the duo’s wittiest and most engaging tunes — including the immortal “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General” — this seafaring operetta revolves around handsome young pirate’s apprentice Frederic. Expecting to be released from servitude on his 21st birthday, he meets and falls in love with the lovely young Mabel, but the poor lad soon discovers that, due to a leap-year technicality, another 60 years or so must pass before he’s free.
Come experience the most dazzling display of gems, jewelry, beads, accessories and minerals you’ll ever see under one roof. Since the ’60s, the International Gem and Jewelry Show has offered a fantastic selection of jewelry at the lowest prices to locations across the country. You can expect to find colored gemstones, exquisite fine jewelry, gold and silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, beads and crystals, ethnic jewelry, classic pearls, vintage estate jewelry, engagement rings and wedding bands, designer watches and one-of-a-kind seasonal pieces.
So grab a complimentary ticket today and enjoy the show!
Happy Field Tripping!
Disclosure: This post is for informational purposes only. All points of view are my own.