EVENTS


Oct
7
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture and Bedding
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture and Bedding | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s the very FIRST stop in the 2017 edition of WKXA’s $5,000 You Choose Giveaway, and your odds of punching your ticket to the finale will never be better! You can pick up your official game piece at Flag City Furniture & Bedding, plus get a head start on shopping for where you’ll spend that money if you win it all! WKXA will be there with your official game piece to get started on the trail to $5,000!

Oct
14
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Culligan Water
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Culligan Water | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s your next shot to scan your official $5,000 You Choose Giveaway game piece! Don’t have one yet? You can still get in on the game, just pick up your game piece at Culligan Water during our live broadcast, and get set to win!

OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Inked Society Tattoo Emporium
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Inked Society Tattoo Emporium | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Inked Society Tattoo Emporium invites you to stop by their brand new state of the art studio on North Main Street in Findlay, AND check out what $5,000 worth of body art could look like for YOU! While you’re there, scan your official You Choose game piece for a shot at $5,000. Don’t have a game piece yet? It’s not too late, you can still get in the game with us at Inked Society!

Oct
18
Wed
Dave Aid Concert @ Findlay Moose Lodge 698
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dave Aid Concert @ Findlay Moose Lodge 698 | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Our buddy The Big Kahuna from down the hall has put together a new version of Kahuna’s All Star Band to help out a great cause. WKXA’s Big Dave along with over 40 other area musicians will take the stage at the Findlay Moose for “Dave Aid” to benefit our friends and coworkers Dave “Chuck” Fulton, and Dave Johnson. Both Daves have had some medical issues lately, and we want to pass the hat to help take some of the financial burden off the guys. You’re invited to join us for a night of fun & music at The Moose!

Oct
21
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Taylor Hyundai
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Taylor Hyundai | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The Taylor Automotive is just one of the many locations that you could choose to spend your winnings with if you score the Grand Prize in our $5,000 You Choose Giveaway! We’ll be there with info on just how far $5,000 can go, and you can grab or scan your official game piece!

Oct
24
Tue
Findlay Halloween Parade @ Downtown Findlay
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Findlay Halloween Parade @ Downtown Findlay | Findlay | Ohio | United States

You can catch the whole WKXA crew cruising through Hancock Leadership’s 2017 Halloween Parade! You can also catch live coverage with Doug Jenkins and Chris Oaks on our sister station, 1330 WFIN.

Oct
28
Sat
OPEN HOUSE @ Reineke Honda
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OPEN HOUSE @ Reineke Honda | Findlay | Ohio | United States

More to come!

OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ American Powersports
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ American Powersports | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The You Choose Giveaway continues on with at stop at American Powersports! You can scan your gamepiece or get in the game with a new one from 12-2pm, and check out all that $5,000 could do for you at American Powersports! WKXA’s Big Dave will be there to check out the motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and more right along with you!

Blanchard Township Firemen’s Parade @ Downtown Benton Ridge
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blanchard Township Firemen's Parade @ Downtown Benton Ridge | Benton Ridge | Ohio | United States

The Blanchard Township Fire Department knows how to put on a BIG parade, and they’re at it again! You can enjoy all kinds of vehicles cruising the streets of Benton Ridge, with a costume contest and trick or treat to follow!

Nov
8
Wed
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Owens Community College
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Owens Community College | Findlay | Ohio | United States

WKXA’s Big Dave will be there to scan your gamepiece at Owens Community College! Don’t have a gamepiece yet? Here’s another shot for you to grab one, and check in with some of the pros at Owens to see just how far $5,000 goes toward your education!

Nov
11
Sat
SALUTE TO VETERANS @ Meadowbrook Park Ballroom
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
SALUTE TO VETERANS @ Meadowbrook Park Ballroom | Tiffin | Ohio | United States

Some of the area’s biggest country artists are coming together for one night to pay tribute to our veterans with a special Salute To Our Veterans concert at Meadowbrook Ballroom in Bascom! You can catch Joshua Melton, The Eric Sowers Band, and Nashville Crush all on the same night! WKXA’s Carla Heaps will be there to launch t-shirts and host this evening of great country music for an even greater cause!

Nov
17
Fri
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Findlay Village Mall
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Findlay Village Mall | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The Findlay Village Mall is the reigning champ of the $5,000 You Choose Giveaway, and you’re invited to stop by to see how far you could make $5,000 go at stores like Big R and Best Buy! If you already have your game piece, you can get it scanned, or pick one up and start playing!

Nov
18
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Buffalo Trading Company
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Buffalo Trading Company | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Buffalo Trading Company invites you to stop in for food and fun during their open house as part of our $5,000 You Choose Giveaway event! Whether you’re interested in guns for protection, hunting, or even just accessories, Buffalo Trading has something for you. You can scan your game piece, or pick one up if you haven’t started yet, and take your shot at winning $5,000!

Nov
25
Sat
Grand Re-Opening @ Downtown Findlay
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Grand Re-Opening @ Downtown Findlay | Findlay | Ohio | United States

There’s a lot to celebrate in Downtown Findlay as the orange barrels get put away, and the dust clears after months of construction!

We hope you’ll join us and our friends at Visit Findlay during Small Business Saturday! A ribbon cutting will take place at 9:30 a.m. across Main Street at the midblock cross-walk between Main Cross and Crawford Streets to re-open Downtown Findlay.

Following the ribbon cutting, you can help support Downtown Findlay businesses throughout the day with a cash mob. Spend at least $10 at your favorite small businesses. Get your hair cut, purchase a (few) Christmas gifts, enjoy lunch, sign up for art class, enjoy a drink while taking in the Ohio State-Michigan game – all while supporting your neighbors!

WKXA’s Carla Heaps will be there with some WKXA freebies, and we’ll chat with some of the downtown business owners who would love to see YOU on Small Business Saturday!

Blaze Of Lights Parade @ Downtown Bluffton
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blaze Of Lights Parade @ Downtown Bluffton | Bluffton | Ohio | United States

You can celebrate the arrival of the holiday season in Bluffton with the whole WKXA crew as we cruise the Bluffton Blaze of Lights Parade!

Dec
1
Fri
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture & Bedding
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture & Bedding | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s your LAST CHANCE to get into the Grand Finale of the $5000 You Choose Giveaway! WKXA’s Big Dave will draw the final names LIVE at Flag City Furniture, plus they’re holding an additional $2,000 drawing that night!

Dec
2
Sat
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY GRAND FINALE @ Findlay Mall
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY GRAND FINALE @ Findlay Mall | Findlay | Ohio | United States

All 50 o four finalists will gather at the Findlay Mall, where the gifts will be wrapped with care, and the visions of winning will dance in the air!

Jan
23
Tue
Community Day- Carey @ Continental Structural Plastics
Jan 23 all-day
Community Day- Carey @ Continental Structural Plastics | Carey | Ohio | United States

WKXA’s Community Days are back in 2018! We’ll spend ALL DAY in a different local community at various times through the year, and we’re starting in Carey!

WKXA’s Big Dave will broadcast live from 6-10am at Continental Structural Plastics with several local guests still to be announced. More details coming soon!

Feb
10
Sat
Cancer Patient Services Chili Cookoff @ Koehler Center
Feb 10 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cancer Patient Services Chili Cookoff @ Koehler Center | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s time to get your spoons ready! Cancer Patient Services is hosting their annual Chili Cookoff at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center, and the WKXA crew will be there to celebrate with them. To learn about forming a team, volunteering, or their mission, you can visit them on the web here.

 

 

Grand Opening Celebration @ All American Rock House
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Joshua Melton and Friends will be hitting the stage at the Grand Opening of the All American Rock House in Findlay! WKXA’s Big Dave will be there along with our t-shirt cannon for some enthusiastic t-shirt distribution, plus live music with our bud Joshua Melton!

Oct
7
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture and Bedding
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture and Bedding | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s the very FIRST stop in the 2017 edition of WKXA’s $5,000 You Choose Giveaway, and your odds of punching your ticket to the finale will never be better! You can pick up your official game piece at Flag City Furniture & Bedding, plus get a head start on shopping for where you’ll spend that money if you win it all! WKXA will be there with your official game piece to get started on the trail to $5,000!

Oct
14
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Culligan Water
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Culligan Water | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s your next shot to scan your official $5,000 You Choose Giveaway game piece! Don’t have one yet? You can still get in on the game, just pick up your game piece at Culligan Water during our live broadcast, and get set to win!

OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Inked Society Tattoo Emporium
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Inked Society Tattoo Emporium | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Inked Society Tattoo Emporium invites you to stop by their brand new state of the art studio on North Main Street in Findlay, AND check out what $5,000 worth of body art could look like for YOU! While you’re there, scan your official You Choose game piece for a shot at $5,000. Don’t have a game piece yet? It’s not too late, you can still get in the game with us at Inked Society!

Oct
18
Wed
Dave Aid Concert @ Findlay Moose Lodge 698
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dave Aid Concert @ Findlay Moose Lodge 698 | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Our buddy The Big Kahuna from down the hall has put together a new version of Kahuna’s All Star Band to help out a great cause. WKXA’s Big Dave along with over 40 other area musicians will take the stage at the Findlay Moose for “Dave Aid” to benefit our friends and coworkers Dave “Chuck” Fulton, and Dave Johnson. Both Daves have had some medical issues lately, and we want to pass the hat to help take some of the financial burden off the guys. You’re invited to join us for a night of fun & music at The Moose!

Oct
21
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Taylor Hyundai
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Taylor Hyundai | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The Taylor Automotive is just one of the many locations that you could choose to spend your winnings with if you score the Grand Prize in our $5,000 You Choose Giveaway! We’ll be there with info on just how far $5,000 can go, and you can grab or scan your official game piece!

Oct
24
Tue
Findlay Halloween Parade @ Downtown Findlay
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Findlay Halloween Parade @ Downtown Findlay | Findlay | Ohio | United States

You can catch the whole WKXA crew cruising through Hancock Leadership’s 2017 Halloween Parade! You can also catch live coverage with Doug Jenkins and Chris Oaks on our sister station, 1330 WFIN.

Oct
28
Sat
OPEN HOUSE @ Reineke Honda
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OPEN HOUSE @ Reineke Honda | Findlay | Ohio | United States

More to come!

OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ American Powersports
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ American Powersports | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The You Choose Giveaway continues on with at stop at American Powersports! You can scan your gamepiece or get in the game with a new one from 12-2pm, and check out all that $5,000 could do for you at American Powersports! WKXA’s Big Dave will be there to check out the motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and more right along with you!

Blanchard Township Firemen’s Parade @ Downtown Benton Ridge
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blanchard Township Firemen's Parade @ Downtown Benton Ridge | Benton Ridge | Ohio | United States

The Blanchard Township Fire Department knows how to put on a BIG parade, and they’re at it again! You can enjoy all kinds of vehicles cruising the streets of Benton Ridge, with a costume contest and trick or treat to follow!

Nov
8
Wed
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Owens Community College
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Owens Community College | Findlay | Ohio | United States

WKXA’s Big Dave will be there to scan your gamepiece at Owens Community College! Don’t have a gamepiece yet? Here’s another shot for you to grab one, and check in with some of the pros at Owens to see just how far $5,000 goes toward your education!

Nov
11
Sat
SALUTE TO VETERANS @ Meadowbrook Park Ballroom
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
SALUTE TO VETERANS @ Meadowbrook Park Ballroom | Tiffin | Ohio | United States

Some of the area’s biggest country artists are coming together for one night to pay tribute to our veterans with a special Salute To Our Veterans concert at Meadowbrook Ballroom in Bascom! You can catch Joshua Melton, The Eric Sowers Band, and Nashville Crush all on the same night! WKXA’s Carla Heaps will be there to launch t-shirts and host this evening of great country music for an even greater cause!

Nov
17
Fri
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Findlay Village Mall
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Findlay Village Mall | Findlay | Ohio | United States

The Findlay Village Mall is the reigning champ of the $5,000 You Choose Giveaway, and you’re invited to stop by to see how far you could make $5,000 go at stores like Big R and Best Buy! If you already have your game piece, you can get it scanned, or pick one up and start playing!

Nov
18
Sat
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Buffalo Trading Company
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICIAL $5,000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Buffalo Trading Company | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Buffalo Trading Company invites you to stop in for food and fun during their open house as part of our $5,000 You Choose Giveaway event! Whether you’re interested in guns for protection, hunting, or even just accessories, Buffalo Trading has something for you. You can scan your game piece, or pick one up if you haven’t started yet, and take your shot at winning $5,000!

Nov
25
Sat
Grand Re-Opening @ Downtown Findlay
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Grand Re-Opening @ Downtown Findlay | Findlay | Ohio | United States

There’s a lot to celebrate in Downtown Findlay as the orange barrels get put away, and the dust clears after months of construction!

We hope you’ll join us and our friends at Visit Findlay during Small Business Saturday! A ribbon cutting will take place at 9:30 a.m. across Main Street at the midblock cross-walk between Main Cross and Crawford Streets to re-open Downtown Findlay.

Following the ribbon cutting, you can help support Downtown Findlay businesses throughout the day with a cash mob. Spend at least $10 at your favorite small businesses.  Get your hair cut, purchase a (few) Christmas gifts, enjoy lunch, sign up for art class, enjoy a drink while taking in the Ohio State-Michigan game – all while supporting your neighbors!

WKXA’s Carla Heaps will be there with some WKXA freebies, and we’ll chat with some of the downtown business owners who would love to see YOU on Small Business Saturday!

Blaze Of Lights Parade @ Downtown Bluffton
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blaze Of Lights Parade @ Downtown Bluffton | Bluffton | Ohio | United States

You can celebrate the arrival of the holiday season in Bluffton with the whole WKXA crew as we cruise the Bluffton Blaze of Lights Parade!

Dec
1
Fri
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture & Bedding
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY EVENT @ Flag City Furniture & Bedding | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s your LAST CHANCE to get into the Grand Finale of the $5000 You Choose Giveaway! WKXA’s Big Dave will draw the final names LIVE at Flag City Furniture, plus they’re holding an additional $2,000 drawing that night!

Dec
2
Sat
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY GRAND FINALE @ Findlay Mall
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$5000 YOU CHOOSE GIVEAWAY GRAND FINALE @ Findlay Mall | Findlay | Ohio | United States

All 50 o four finalists will gather at the Findlay Mall, where the gifts will be wrapped with care, and the visions of winning will dance in the air!

Jan
23
Tue
Community Day- Carey @ Continental Structural Plastics
Jan 23 all-day
Community Day- Carey @ Continental Structural Plastics | Carey | Ohio | United States

WKXA’s Community Days are back in 2018! We’ll spend ALL DAY in a different local community at various times through the year, and we’re starting in Carey!

WKXA’s Big Dave will broadcast live from 6-10am at Continental Structural Plastics with several local guests still to be announced. More details coming soon!

Feb
10
Sat
Cancer Patient Services Chili Cookoff @ Koehler Center
Feb 10 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cancer Patient Services Chili Cookoff @ Koehler Center | Findlay | Ohio | United States

It’s time to get your spoons ready! Cancer Patient Services is hosting their annual Chili Cookoff at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center, and the WKXA crew will be there to celebrate with them. To learn about forming a team, volunteering, or their mission, you can visit them on the web here.

 

 

Grand Opening Celebration @ All American Rock House
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Joshua Melton and Friends will be hitting the stage at the Grand Opening of the All American Rock House in Findlay! WKXA’s Big Dave will be there along with our t-shirt cannon for some enthusiastic t-shirt distribution, plus live music with our bud Joshua Melton!