Saturday Nov 19 2011 comments Roseville Christmas Tree lighting By: Press Tribune Photography by Anne Stokes -A +A Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneDespite the chilly weather, people filled Vernon Street in Roseville to watch Santa and Mayor Pauline Roccucci plug-in the city's Christmas tree. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneLaurie 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. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneJaci LaPlante, 7, left, of Loomis, gets a few fruitcake-flinging pointers from dad Tony, of the Roseville FD. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneAbby Otten, 3, of Sacramento, enjoys her decorated cookie, courtesy of the Blue Line Gallery. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneThe tree is lit much to the delight of the hundreds of people who came to kick off the holiday season in Roseville. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneSanta 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. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneKaleyah Calhoun, 9, of Roseville, decorates an ornament using recycled arts and craft materials courtesy of ReCreate and the Multi-Cultural Youth Group on Vernon. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneLt. Marc Glynn of the Roseville Police Department, flings his fruitcake out in front of the Roseville Theater Arts Academy. Anne Stokes/The Press TribuneOlivia 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.