Last-minute gifts: great cheap dates

Goldstar gift certificates – 20% off. Perfect gift for the couple that never gets out (or for a spouse who never takes you out). These are good from Dec. 25 2011 on. Choose from $25 (for $20), $50 (for $40), or $100 (for $80) gift certificates. Get them here.

AMC Theatre movie bundle – 37% off. One ticket package for $24 (worth $38) buys two movie passes, two drinks and some popcorn. Get them here.

Entertainment Books – 30% off.  Coupon books for 2012 are being offered for $10 off ($35 retail value for $25) with free shipping. They throw in a second coupon book for someone else on your list for another $15. Note: Free shipping means standard (10-14 days) so you’ll get this after Christmas. If you want it by Dec. 24 2011, you’ll have to pay $10 for rush shipping today (12/19) and $15 for overnight tomorrow (12/20). Here’s the deal:  Get $25 in discount dining dollars for FREE.

Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall 31% off

What would the holidays be without a visit to NYC to see the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall? The Rockettes have been high-kicking since 1933. This year’s show includes special effects, 3D technology and new routines as well as old favorites like Santa, “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and “Living Nativity.”

WHEN: [UPDATE 12/8] Tickets still available for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 – Mon., Jan. 2, 2012

DEAL: Tickets offered here for $40-$90, instead of the usual $45-110. Don’t wait long. Performances for this weekend are already selling out.