The 900 block of Caroline Street was closed to vehicle traffic for the day, and pedestrians took over. Sidewalks remained open, but the pavement became a beer garden at noon. The area reached its 1,200-person capacity by 1 p.m.
"There are many more people than we expected," Matthew Simmons, Capital Ale House president, said.
It sounds as if the event was a rousing success. I certainly look forward to seeing more events like this in Fredericksburg.
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