The Must List: Sasquatch!, Northwest Folklife and an Epic Bike Ride

Your guide to this week's best events.

Sasquatch! festival-goers embrace the unofficial start of summer.

Seattle Mag

Sasquatch, Bezos and Seattle’s Space Race

A UFO sighting near Mount Rainer was the real start of our space age, says Knute Berger, and it fits right in with the Northwest psyche

A spooky model of the disk (UFO?) that Kenneth Arnold reported over the Cascades

Knute Berger

Sasquatch Books: Raising the Region’s Literary Bar for Decades

Local publisher helps shape Seattle's literary scene

Seattle has long been known as a book lover’s haven, and Sasquatch Books, a venerated local publishing company, has played a major role in helping to mold and shape the city’s lit life. For three decades, Sasquatch has been introducing new and unique titles to the region’s (and lately, the nation’s) readers, while cultivating some…

Linda Morgan

Sasquatch! 2015 Goes Back to the Basics

Sasquatch! 2015 prepares for its 14th year of doing what it does best

After experimenting with adding a second weekend last year to meet heightened demand, this year Sasquatch! is returning to what it does best—four days of non-stop music. “We’re going back to the basics,” Sasquatch’s creator Adam Zacks says, “and we’re focusing more than ever on well-considered programming.” The 2015 outdoor music fest, now in its…

Jaclyn Norton

The Truth About Bigfoot

From canyon to cave, the Sasquatch legend persists.

Rumors have circulated for years that Washington’s Cascades are the native habitat of Bigfoot (aka Sasquatch). Some certainly emanate from events that occurred (or not) one evening in 1924 in a canyon—ever since known as Ape Canyon (elevation: 4,200 feet)—southeast of Mount St. Helens. A group of miners shot at a mysterious 7-foot-tall apelike creature…

Roddy Scheer, Nick O’Connell, Tina Lassen and John Levesque with Sarai Dominguez, Cayla Lambier, Jennifer Lee and Anna Samuels

Must List: January

Sing happy birthday to Lake Quinalt Lodge, Lisa Dupar's perfect fried chicken recipe, science fictio

Sing Happy BirthdayLake Quinault Lodge Turns 85Lake Quinault Lodge in the Olympic National Forest turns 85 this year, and it has a present for you: $85-per-night rates from January 2 through March 12 on lakeside and main lodge rooms. For $85 more, you can repair to the Roosevelt dining room and enjoy a dinner for…

Seattle magazine staff