It's Craft Beer Month in Virginia. Any excuse for a party, I guess.
There are lots of events planned around the Commonwealth to celebrate the great beer brewed in Virginia. The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild is the driver behind the month-long recognition has a list of scheduled events events here.
It doesn't appear that there are any "official" events in Fredericksburg. That's okay, we recognize the quality of Virginia craft beer all year long. For my part, during the month of August I'll make an effort to concentrate my beer consumption on Virginia-brewed beers. That shouldn't be too onerous of a task. Who knows, I might even discover some I haven't tried yet!