Saturday Nov 19 2011 comments Roseville Christmas Tree lighting By: Press Tribune Photography by Anne Stokes -A +A Buy This Photo Now Despite the chilly weather, people filled Vernon Street in Roseville to watch Santa and Mayor Pauline Roccucci plug-in the city's Christmas tree. Laurie Rose, left, daughter Lauren, and friends Valerie Fuller, of Anaheim, and Carley Dutra of Lincoln get their photo taken together with the festive Christmas Tree after the lighting ceremony. Jaci LaPlante, 7, left, of Loomis, gets a few fruitcake-flinging pointers from dad Tony, of the Roseville FD. Abby Otten, 3, of Sacramento, enjoys her decorated cookie, courtesy of the Blue Line Gallery. The tree is lit much to the delight of the hundreds of people who came to kick off the holiday season in Roseville. Santa is greeted by Roseville Mayor Pauline Roccucci, right, and Vice Mayor Susan Rohan as he arrives to help light the Christmas Tree on Vernon Street. Kaleyah Calhoun, 9, of Roseville, decorates an ornament using recycled arts and craft materials courtesy of ReCreate and the Multi-Cultural Youth Group on Vernon. Lt. Marc Glynn of the Roseville Police Department, flings his fruitcake out in front of the Roseville Theater Arts Academy. Olivia Willick, 5, left, Katy Willick, 8, Connor Edmonds, 9, and Emily Willick, 8, of Roseville decorate sugar cookies at the Blue Line Gallery's free Christmas cookie decoration stations after the parade.