City View

It’s all happening in Downtown Roseville

By: Jan Shellito Roseville redevelopment manager
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Downtown Roseville truly is the heart of Roseville and it’s where you’ll find those special events and activities that bring our community together. Come visit Downtown Roseville and have a great time at any one or several of this month’s special events. From running to art to wine and candy, there’s something for everyone this fall and winter. Just in October alone, there are four events on the calendar. n First, on Oct. 11 the South Placer Breast Cancer Endowment and Roseville Connects Young Professionals’ Organi-zation are teaming up for the HOT Pink 5K event (HOT stands for Historic Old Town Roseville). The race will start and finish in Historic Old Town and take participants through some of Roseville’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods. You can help raise funds for breast cancer research by participating in this fun event as a runner, walker or event sponsor. Proceeds from this event will benefit the UC Davis Breast Cancer Center. Find out more and register at n From 5-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct 18, Placer County wineries, galleries, and artists will be showcased in Downtown Roseville. The Kobra Crush 29 Wine and Art Festival brings an art show, live music, food, wine tasting, wine classes and a brew pub to the 300 and 400 blocks of Vernon Street. Amazing food from Crush 29 and great music by Hip Service, Boyz Night Out, Steelin’Dan, and the Jerry Martini Trio will fill the streets. The event is sponsored by Placer Valley Tourism. For more information: n Downtown visitors can also catch the Third Saturday Art Walk that night from 6:30-9 p.m. at various galleries in the Downtown area; a map of the galleries is available at: n To finish out the month, Down-town Roseville merchants are hosting the sixth annual Family Fun Night 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. As always, the event is focused on providing a safe, fun, and family-oriented evening of activities with free trick-or-treat bags, candy, face painting, balloons, a magic show and costume contest. Bring your family to Downtown Roseville, on Vernon Street between Lincoln and Grant to enjoy the festivities. For monthly news about events and redevelopment activities, you can subscribe to receive Snap Shots newsletter for free. Just visit and click on the e-mail subscriptions option. We’ll see you Downtown, where it’s all happening.