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Free Weekend BART Travel in December

Win special weekend BART tickets good for Saturday & Sunday travel before Xmas
By - posted 11/25/2010 No Comment

Santa came a bit early and dropped off a tons of great prizes and tickets to Funcheap. And we’re turning around and giving them all away to you!

Want to ride BART for free any weekend in December? Want to see the saucy French Postcard dance revue at the Dickens Fair at the Cow Palace? How about trying your hand at Major League Dreidel and battling the 2009 Dreidel Spin-off champion? You can do it all for free if you win our contests this week.

We’ll pick the winners randomly this Thursday

This Week’s Ticket Contests:

  • Free BART weekend Tickets (2 winners)
  • Appel & Frank’s Shopping Event (2 pair)
  • Major League Dreidel Spin-off (2 pair)
  • 32nd Dickens Christmas Fair (4 pair)
  • Nightlife at California Academy of Sciences (2 pair)
  • and many more!

How to Enter to Win!

1) Sign up for our free Funcheap email list

2) Send an email to contest_entry@funcheap.com with event name and date of the event you want to win in the subject line, and your full name and and contact phone number in the body of the email.

Deadline to Enter: Noon, Thursday December 2nd. We’ll notify winners by 3pm.

This Week’s Contests
(November 30-December 8, 2010)

Deals & Discounts

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “BART Weekend Ticket Contest”
(Two winners win four one-way BART tickets good on Saturdays or Sundays until Xmas)

Free BART Ticket Giveaway

Free round-trip tickets to and from any BART station on weekends in December.

Good for travel Saturday & Sundays until Christmas

On Thursday, December 2nd from 6am to 9am, BART will play Santa and will be handing out 60,000 free round-trip BART tickets to commuters in six different BART stations in Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco. These special weekend-only tickets are good for travel any Saturday or Sunday up until Christmas.

Funcheap Contest: Win Four Free Weekend BART Tickets
We’re picking two winners to each receive FOUR one-way weekend BART tickets – good for starting and ending at any station (including SFO!) until Xmas. Please provide your mailing address so we can mail you the passes if you win.

Shopping / Fashion

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Appel & Frank – Wed 12/8”
(Two winners win a pair)

Appel & Frank’s ‘Stockings & Stilettos’ Shopping Event

Shop for jewelry, handbags, apparel and gifts at this one-night only shopping party

Wednesday, December 8 – 5-9pm ($10)

The perfect girls night out is filled with fabulous merchandise from over 65 emerging designers, complimentary cocktails, beauty treatments, giveaways and gift bags.

Funcheap Insider Deal: Normally $10 admission, but use discount code FUNCHEAP to save $3 and secure a gift bag

The Regency Center – Sutter Room – 1270 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA
Muni: Van Ness Ave & Sutter St

Fun & Games / Hanukkah

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Major League Dreidel – Thu 12/2”
(Two winners win a pair)

Major League Dreidel Spin-off

Enter the “Spinagogue” and battle 2009 Major League Dreidel champion Johnny Hei’z

Thursday, December 2 – 6-8pm ($5)

On December 2 (second night of Hanukkah), the 2009 Major League Dreidel Spinagogue Champion Johnny Hei’z is hosting a spin off at the Contemporary Jewish Museum as part of the Museum’s special Hanukkah edition of RitLab (Ritual Laboratory) which features after-work DIY art-making. Experience artisanal chocolate-making, sample fair trade Hanukkah gelt and more.

Contemporary Jewish Museum – 736 Mission Street – South of Market
(BART & Metro: Powell St.) (Muni: 5, 6, 7 9, 14, 21, 30, 31, 38, 45, 71, 76)

Festival / Christmas

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Dickens Fair 2010 – Cow Palace”
(Four winners win a pair of passes for their choice of day)

32nd Annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Travel back to 1900 on three acres of cozy lamp-lit shops and pubs filled with 700 costumed characters

Saturdays & Sundays through December 19th – 11a-7p ($25)

The 32nd annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party features over 120,000 square feet of 1900’s holiday fun with five pubs including an Absinthe bar to satisfy your thirst; cries of street vendors hawking their wares ring out above the bustling crowd; cozy lamp-lit shops are filled to overflowing with authentic Christmas treasures; and over 700 costumed players from the imagination and times of Charles Dickens converge in nearly three acres. Free courtesy shuttle from Glen Park BART Station.

Want discount tickets to this event?

Cow Palace – 2600 Geneva Ave (@ Santos) – Daly City
(Muni: T, 9x)

Museum / Film

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Surfs Up Nightlife – Thu 12/2”
(Two winners win a pair)

Surfs Up! Nightlife

Exhibits, films & more at this open-late weekly California Academy of Sciences event

Thursday, December 2 – 6pm ($12)

Nightlife is the California Academy of Sciences Thursday night event with discounted admission and special events. Tonight’s theme is “Surf’s Up” with a sneak preview screening of ‘Super Natural’ with footage from last year’s big wave event at Mavericks and giant surf from Pe’ahi (aka “Jaws”) with Q & A with a panel of professional surfers. the iconic African Hall will be transformed into and gallery dedicated to the art and science of surfing with surf board art and display of tarp surfing in the central piazza.

California Academy of Sciences – 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco – Golden Gate Park
(Muni: 5, 44, 71)

Live Music / Club DJ

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Popscene – Thu 12/2”
(Three winners win a pair)

Popscene: The Black Ryder

Australian psychedelic shoegazey rockers

Thursday, December 2 – 10pm ($8 21+, $10 18+)

Popscene is one of the most consistently fun dance nights in the Bay Area with the best of Britpop, indie, new wave, electronic and soul being spun. Live 105 Music Director Aaron Axelsen also hand-picks the live bands that play around midnight including tonight’s psychedelic shoegazey rockers, The Black Ryder from Sydney, Australia.

330 Ritch: 330 Ritch Street San Francisco, CA 94107
King St & 4th St (0.2 mi) K, N, T 91, T-OWL

Holidays / Theater

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “The Velveteen Rabbit 4 Pack – Sat 12/4”
(One winner wins a family four pack)

The Velveteen Rabbit

24th season of this beloved holiday music and dance tradition

Saturday, December 4 – 4pm ($15)

Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Told though music, dance and a powerful narrative, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.

One Funcheap Winner wins a family 4 pack of tickets

Novellus Theatre at YBCA – 700 Howard St. (at 3rd Street) SF
BART / Metro Montgomery Station/Downtown (0.3 mi) F, J, K, L, N, T, … 2, 5, 6, 9

Live Music : Americana

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Brothers Comatose – Thu 12/2”
(Two winners win a pair)

The Brothers Comatose

Foot-stomping, shout-along raucous music party

Thursday, December 2 – 8pm ($13)

Touring in support of their recent debut full-length, “Songs From The Stoop,” The Brothers Comatose aim at converting the entire West Coast into their Living Room Music Party. Their shows exude a foot-stomping, shout-along, drink-along ease that was once a staple in every music-playing, front-stoop-possessing home in the land. Their shows can’t help but remind folk that music is collective, is for dancing, is for sharing, and for whatever else you might do with friends and family in your own living room.

Slims – 333 11th Street (btwn Folsom & Harrison) – South of Market
(Muni: 9, 12, 19, 22, 27, 47)

Naughty Stories

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Bawdy Storytelling – Wed 12/8”
(Two winners win a pair)

Bawdy Storytelling: Holiday Mishaps

Real dirty stories told by real dirty people

Wednesday, December 8 – 7pm ($10)

This month’s Bawdy Storytelling event will feature tales of Holiday woe and success; from the hand-off of a casting of your dick to the loan of your boyfriend when you forgot to buy your roommate a token. It’s an evening of stories about the absence of actual presents, and the loan of body parts or lovers for just one day. Who knows, we may even have a special Hanukkah or Xmas tale in the line-up. We do try to shove all the wrongness we can into our last show of the year..

The Blue Macaw – 2565 Mission Street (btwn 21st and 22nd) – Mission Dist.
(BART: 24th Street)

Live Music : Singer-Songwriter

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Jonathan Richman – Sun 12/5”
(Two winners win a pair)

Jonathan Richman

Quirky and hilarious singer-songwriter returns to the Great American

Sunday, December 5 – 8pm ($15)

Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records, and playing live for most of his life, winning fans and making friends around the world with his guileless honesty and playfully catchy compositions. He is revered by countless fellow artists, and has built a remarkably loyal international audience through his touring. His deceptively straightforward songs embody timeless qualities of humanity, optimism, emotional insight and a boundless sense of humor, untainted by cynicism or transient notions of hipness.

Great American Music Hall – 3859 O’Farrell Street (btwn Polk and Larkin) – Tenderloin
(Muni: 2, 3,19, 38, 47, 49)

Art / DJ

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Chillin – Sat 12/4”
(Two winners win a pair)

Chillin’s Annual Holiday Art Show

Nearly 300 artists, DJs and Painters take over the huge Mezzanine for annual Holiday shopping event

Saturday, December 4 – 8pm ($10)

Chillin’ Productions takes over huge space at Mezzanine for their annual holiday event – this year with 200 Painters / Photographers, 80 Fashion Designers, Video Installations, live painting, tons of DJS and more.

Mezzanine – 444 Jessie Street (btwn Market & Mission, 5th and 6th) San Francisco – SOMA
(BART/Metro: Powell St.) (Muni: F, 6, 9, 21, 27, 31, 71)


To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Clown Foolery – Fri 12/3”
(Two winners win a pair)

Literary Clown Foolery

A book store is taken over by a acrobatic clown troupe. Weird, but fun!

Friday, December 3 – 8pm ($10)

The Booksmith and the San Francisco Circus Center present the first ever “Literary Clown Foolery.” Drop in for thrilling talent and adult beverages as The Booksmith transforms their book stacks into a living stage for clowning, live music, juggling, and books. Local clown mademoiselle Polina Smith will play ringleader to this shiny new crew of local misfits, oddities and outcasts. See original and innovative clowning in an exciting new space

The Booksmith – 1644 Haight Street – Upper Haight
Muni: N, 37, 43

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