Free Inspiration! Tour of Homes!

Looking to buy – or remodel your home? Or just need inspiration for an updated design? Don’t miss the Olympia Master Builders’ Tour of Homes on Saturday, July 24th 10am-5pm and Sunday, July 25th 10am-4pm. This FREE community event allows you an opportunity to explore the fine crafting of some of our area’s top builders and remodelers. Pick up your free tour guide, enter contests, and enjoy free treats at the tour hub at Builders FirstSource, 1830 Black Lake Blvd. Free Sofie’s Scoops at the OlyFed booth Saturday morning while supplies last. 

Summer Fest Fun! LoveOly!

Downtown Olympia is the place to be Saturdays this summer! LoveOly Summer Fest 2021, a free street festival that includes live music and performances, activities for kids, and a beer garden, takes place Saturdays through August 28 from noon to 6pm.

Donate! School Supplies Drive!

Team up with the Little Red Schoolhouse Project and KXXO Mixx 96.1 to make sure students in our community have the supplies they need to be successful. We will taking donations for our School Supplies Drive Friday, August 13, 2021! Your monetary donations online or by phone (360-943-9696) will be matched by community sponsors and allow bulk purchases. You can also drop off school supplies that day at KXXO, 119 Washington St. NE, downtown Olympia. Calculators are in great demand. No clothing accepted. 

Win! Family Fun at Fair!

The Southwest Washington Fair, an old-fashioned county fair August 17-22 in Chehalis, is a perfect family outing! Enter now for your choice of one of three prize packs: Option 1 – Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS two carnival wristbands! Option 2 – Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS four tickets to the Rodeo Saturday, August 21! Option 3: Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS four tickets to the BIG Demolition Derby Sunday, August 22! Rules on entry form. NOTE: Entries will be shared with fair.

Free! Covid-19 Vaccine!

Everyone 12 or older is now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine, and there are many sites offering them, some walk-in and others by appointments. You cannot get Covid from the vaccine, but you can save lives! Your kids are much safer getting the vaccine than being driven to school. The state’s Vaccine Locator website shows all the locations within 50 miles of you now offering free vaccines. Get ‘er done so we can all XXO again!

Win! Cutters Point Coffee!

Win a bag of hand-crafted whole-bean coffee from Cutters Point Coffee Co.! Play TriBond on KXXO Mixx 96.1, brought to you weekdays at 7:40am by the Law Offices of Althauser Rayan Abbarno! Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win TriBond once every 60 days.

Summer Fun! Hands On’s Summer Splash!

Make your reservations for Summer Splash!, Hands On Children’s Museum’s summer-long festival of fun, sponsored by WSECU, now through August 29! Kids will experience big adventures. They can dig for dinos, sluice for treasures, create bubble mania, skate in their socks, decorate scribble stones, and create with visiting artists. Special activities sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry, Macys, and Mary Bridge Children’s Multicare. Get tickets at

Free Fun! Lacey in Tune!

Reservations are no longer required for free Lacey in Tune shows at Huntamer Park – just show up! Tuesdays at 6:30pm through August 10 enjoy the Children’s Entertainment shows! Wednesday Noon Tunes through August 11 provide great lunch-time concerts! Friday Flicks through August 6 feature games at 8pm and family movies at dusk! Click here for complete list!

Fight Cancer! Join Relay For Life!

NOW LIVE! Hope burns bright at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Thurston County! Honor those touched by cancer at the “Night of Hope” Relay For Life and luminaria Saturday, August 14 6-11pm at North Thurston High School! Sign up now and help ACS provide local services like free rides to treatment! Get involved in your community’s Relay For Life and do your part for everyone fighting cancer!

Join Our Team! Great Opportunity!

Sell Radio and Digital Marketing Advertising for KXXO Mixx 96.1. It’s hard work yet fun for the right type of person, and can be very financially rewarding. Experience preferred, but if you’re not afraid to ask for a sale, learning the radio part is easy. Radio sales is really about building relationships and sharing your creativity. Great opportunity for an outgoing person with good oral and written skills who’s looking for a family friendly place to work. Send a letter of interest and resume to

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – usually a new contest every week in Wednesday’s email! Click here to join (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Loyal Listeners are the first to find out what we’re doing – and they’re also our advisory panel, letting us know what we can do to improve KXXO Mixx 96.1. Join now and help us build a better KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Free Mixxer! Register Now!

Kelly Connect, 8300 28th Court NE, Suite #100, in Lacey is the location of the next free Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer Tuesday, August 3 at 7:30am. The Mixxer is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere. Free coffee and treats! Sponsored by KXXO Mixx 96.1.

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Traffic Woe Foes

Follow traffic in the South Sound with KXXO Mixx 96.1 Freeway Hero traffic updates on air at 96.1 FM, the cameras and info at, and on Twitter.

Listen On Your Smart Speaker 

When commanding Alexa or “Hey Google,” you will only get the correct Mixx 96.1 if you say, “Play KXXO.” KXXO, our legal call letters, set us apart from all the other Mix 96.1’s in the country – so you must say “Play KXXO”!