Erica Waldrop

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The annual Yerkfest celebration returns at 5 p.m. Saturday at Dillsboro’s Innovation Station to honor the life of Erica Waldrop. Yerkfest is a collaborative event with Quirky Birds Bistro that is curated by Brad Waldrop of Old Dirty Bathtub with music at two locations.

Erica Waldrop was killed in a Jan. 2021 car accident on Old Settlement Road.

The event would not be possible without sponsors The Ward Family, Ward Plumbing, Stanberry Insurance and Bear Lake Reserve.

The music lineup will include Panthertown, Prophets Of Time, Old Dirty Bathtub and PMA (Positive Mental Attitude).