Click here for our guide to pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hauntings!


JOIN OUR LOYAL LISTENER CLUB ... & WIN A TABLET COMPUTER?! When you join the Mixx 96.1 Loyal Listener Club, you will be placed in a drawing for a tablet computer from 4th Dimension Computers & Technology (chance of winning typically around 1 in 150, great odds!) and we'll email you weekly newsletters with community events news & more chances to win. The Loyal Listener Club is sponsored by Color Graphics/Deer Creek Awards. Registration is free! Click here to join!


Monster110RUN! MONSTERS! Have a howling good time at the Mustang Monster Dash 5K at Marshall Middle School in West Olympia Saturday, October 25! Boys & ghouls, mummies & daddies will take part in a twilight run/walk with a free kids run, trick or treating, prizes, and more! Costumes encouraged. Register at



noa110FREE FUN FOR PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE! The Pet Works at the corner of 4th & Adams in downtown Olympia hosts Pet Pawlooza with contests, prizes, services, and samples Sunday, October 26 11am-3pm. There will be free pet evaluations, free hot dogs, free nail clipping, free dog washes (no cats please!), free pet pictures, pet adoptions, "Ask Martha" with free pet advice, a pet costume contest, pet look-alike contest, etc.  Dave Mann & the Mobile Mixx will broadcast live!


HalloweenPirates110FREE FAMILY HALLOWEEN FUN! Mixx 96.1 & Olympia businesses welcome families downtown for free trick-or-treating and "The Guardians of ... Downtown" treasure hunt 3-6pm Friday, October 31 (Halloween). Find the "superhero" rubber ducky in each participating business and get an entry in the treasure chest drawing being held 6:15pm at Archibald Sisters on Capitol Way. Click here for participating businesses - so far!


thurstoncountychamberlogoTHURSTON COUNTY CHAMBER MIXXER! FREE! Check back for the location of the next Morning Mixxer Tuesday, November 4 7:30-8:30am. This monthly networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere. Sponsored by Anchor Bank & Mixx 96.1.


dickpustDICK PUST ON MIXX 96.1! Dick Pust, who has covered Olympia on local radio since he was a teenager, has two shows on Mixx 96.1 - Saturday Morning Conversation airs Saturdays at 8am while It's Your Community is Sunday mornings at 9!


SUN RETURNING? Click here for detailed South Sound Weather!


TRAFFIC WOE FOES! Follow traffic in the South Sound with Mixx 96.1 Freeway Hero traffic updates on air at 96.1 FM, on Twitter, and now on Facebook!


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brainNOW EASIER FOR LESS BRAIN STRAIN! Play Color Graphics' Brainstretcher, the exercise game for your brain, every weekday morning at 8:40am on Mixx 96.1 and later on our Facebook page, Guess the right answer and you will win a prize bag, including a t-shirt as well as other goodies like movie passes and DVDs, and be entered in the monthly drawing for an Under Armour duffel and $50 worth of Under Armour apparel from Color Graphics Screen Printing. See full details on the Mixx 96.1 contest page!


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concernforanimals160CONCERN FOR ANIMALS helps animals in Olympia and the surrounding area by providing funding for low-cost spay/neuter, emergency medical care, an animal food bank, and rescue & adoption. Click on their logo to get in touch - and help those who cannot help themselves! 


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