Give! Christmas Fund Drive!

Open your hearts to the local children who need help this Christmas! Donate to our Wrapping Up the Holidays fund drive online here, call us at 360-943-9937 to adopt-a-family, or bring unwrapped children’s gifts to KXXO, 119 Washington St. NE, Downtown Olympia anytime through our Friday, December 16 radiothon! O Bee Credit Union will match the first $2500 donated! 

Snow! We Have You Covered!

Snow or ice? Get the free KXXO Mixx 96.1 streaming app for your smartphone or put fresh batteries in your radio and listen to KXXO Mixx 96.1 for South Sound weather updates, school closings and delays, Freeway Hero South Sound traffic, and comfort in the storm!

Win TriBond! Holiday Events!

Win tickets to Holiday Magic at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup December 1-23 and the God is a Scottish Drag Queen Christmas Special in Tacoma December 17-18, plus a Fantasy Lights vehicle pass. Play TriBond at 7:40am Monday-Friday, December 5-9 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may now win TriBond every 30 days.

Win That’s Not Right! Holiday Events!

Win passes to Nyx and the Long Night, a collaboration between Olympia Family Theater and String and Shadow Puppet Theater, opening December 9; tickets to Holiday Magic at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup December 1-23; plus a Fantasy Lights vehicle pass. Play That’s Not Right at 3:20pm Monday-Friday, December 5-9 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may now win That’s Not Right every 30 days.

Fun! Oly On Ice!

Ice skating returns to Downtown Olympia! The 2022-23 season of Oly on Ice runs November 18-January 16 at Isthmus Park (529 4th Ave. W. across from Bayview), with free public parking in the lot east of the rink! It’s recommended that you reserve tickets online at Admission includes skate rental though you may also wear your own skates.

Holiday Fun! Fantasy Lights!

Take a beautiful drive through the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, featuring nearly 300 elaborate displays, many animated, and thousands of sparkling lights. Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park is open daily November 25-January 1, the day after Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, 5:30-9pm each day. The two-mile drive along Spanaway Lake has become a memorable family tradition! Vehicle passes must be purchased online.

LoveOly! Downtown for the Holidays!

Busy elves have turned Downtown Olympia into a winter wonderland of lights, art – like the CoHoHo Salmon – and holiday décor for Downtown for the Holidays! Park free (December 15-26) and earn LoveOly goods by shopping and dining downtown, take a Nutcracker selfie, get snowed on (really, sort of!) outside the Washington Center! Presented by Olympia Downtown Alliance and WSECU with support from KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Jobs! Morning Co-host/Storyteller!

Bring your stories, creativity, voice-over expertise, and community events enthusiasm to KXXO Mixx 96.1. Please submit a cover letter that includes where you heard of this opening, a resume, three references, and an .mp3 with stories, bits, or sample breaks to program director John Foster, You must be fully vaccinated against Covid to apply. More details and openings on our Employment page.

Jobs! Holiday Help!

KXXO Mixx 96.1 has an ongoing need for on-air, on-call substitutes, particularly in December. Submit a resume, three references, and an .mp3 aircheck shorter than three minutes that includes announce breaks (no full songs!) and production samples if you have them to Simulated announce breaks ok for this position – just record yourself as if you were on KXXO Mixx 96.1. No interviews will be granted before that. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid. 

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – often an exclusive new contest in Wednesday’s email newsletter! 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!

Network! Free Mixxer!

Thurston County Food Bank Distribution Warehouse, 2260 Mottman Rd. SW, Tumwater, is the location of the next free Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer Tuesday, December 6 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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