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Win! TriBond – Washington State Fair Concert Tickets!

Win tickets to your choice of a Washington State Fair concert! Options, while they last, include Beach Boys, Boyz II Men/98 Degrees, Ciara, Darryl Hall and John Oates, Foreigner, and Charlie Wilson! Play TriBond with “Your Good Morning Mixx” Mondays-Fridays August 19-30 at 7:40am, brought to you by the Law Offices of Althauser Rayan Abbarno

Win! Afternoon Contest – Garlic Festival and Classic Movie!

Win tickets to the Washington State Garlic Festival August 23-25 plus tickets to see Lawrence of Arabia at Regal Martin Village 16 in Lacey September 1 or 4 courtesy of Fathom Events. Play “That’s Not Right” August 19-23 at 3:20pm on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696; you may win the afternoon contest once every 60 days.  

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Mixx 96.1 and 4th Dimension Computers & Technology, the area’s top outlet for computers and service, now at their new Olympia Square location near Albertson’s, are giving you a chance to win a new tablet computer! If you are not already a member of the the KXXO Mixx 96.1 Loyal Listener Email Club, Click here to join and be automatically entered for the next drawing (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Current members may enter at 4th Dimension. 

Hands On Summer Splash! Helicopter!

Hands On Children’s Museum’s Summer Splash Festival of Fun continues through August with the Giant Chalk Castle, nature activities, and stage performances, plus the Huey helicopter August 21-22!  

Grand Opening! Washington Tractor!

Washington Tractor is celebrating the Grand Opening of their new store at 204 Ranger Drive SE in Lacey Saturday, August 24 10am to 5pm and includes a KXXO live broadcast 11:30am-2:30pm and 500 free gift bags! Register to win a Honda generator or a Stihl chainsaw! Kids activities including face painting, pedal tractors, and games. Demo John Deere tractors, Gator utility vehicles, and more! 

Grand Opening! Spanaway ampm/ARCO!

It’s fun and prizes galore – including boys’ and girls’ bicycles & many gift cards – at Cari Palmer’s live broadcast Sunday, August 25 noon-4pm from the Grand Opening of the ampm/ARCO (great gas prices too!) at 20122 Mountain Hwy. S. in Spanaway. Play parking-lot games and spin the prize wheel! Food & drink specials too!

End of Summer Fun! Harbor Days!

Love maritime history? Arts & crafts? Music? Food? And more fun? Olympia Harbor Days August 30-September 1 at Percival Landing celebrates the return of the vintage tugboats for three days of entertainment, food, art, and a last farewell to summer. Tour the tugs on Saturday; watch the tugboat races Sunday at noon! Stop by the KXXO Mixx 96.1 tent on the boardwalk at the east end of Olympia Avenue to register for a beach getaway! 

Free Fun! Olympia Third Thursday!

Downtown Olympia’s Third Thursday September 19 features the free Block Party Concert Series 6-9pm at 4th and Washington with the Lakota Dorris, Broadway Olympia Productions, and Scott Taylor, and continues the tradition of little parties at shops around town – artists, tastings, and shopping specials galore! See for participant specials and the Challenge Game for prizes! 

Good Living! Tour of Homes and Chefs on Tour!

Don’t miss the Olympia Master Builders’ Tour of Homes Saturday-Sunday, September 21-22 10am-6pm. This FREE self-guided tour allows you to see the work of our area’s top builders and remodelers. For a VIP sneak peek of the Tour of Homes, buy your tickets now for Chefs on Tour Thursday, September 19 4-9pm – an exclusive opportunity to taste delicious cuisine from local chefs AND preview select Tour homes.

Golf in DuPont! TVW Open!

Register now for the TVW Open golf tournament Thursday, September 26 at The Home Course in DuPont. It’s a shotgun start, best-ball scramble starting at noon with great prizes, a silent auction, and a taco bar. All proceeds benefit TVW’s civics education work with students. TVW is Washington’s public affairs network.

NEW! Lewis Capaldi _ Someone You Loved

NEW! Sam Smith and Normani – Dancing with a Stranger

NEW! Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – Shallow

#3 Shawn Mendes – If I Can’t Have You

#2 P!nk – Walk Me Home

#1 Lauren Daigle – You Say

Patty Belmonte talks about some late summer fun at the Olympia Hands On Children’s Museum. 

Mark Williamson, Emergency Management Chief for JBLM, has some practical tips on how to prepare for the “big one.”

Dr. Chris Kliem with True Alignment Chiropractic talks about headaches and vertigo.

Brent Chapman and Mary Harrison with Enterprise Services talk about keeping our Capitol campus beautiful. 

Local law enforcement legend Ed Sorger explains how Crime Stoppers works and gives a little bit of its history. 

Neal Buckner with Cartridge Care talks about how you can save a ton of money on your ink cartridges.

Free Mixxer!

Check back for the location of the next Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer on Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30am. The monthly Morning Mixxer networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere with free coffee and treats.

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