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Roseville Parks & Recreation

Nov 15, 2012 09:13AM ● By Style

It may only be November, but Roseville Parks and Recreation is already ready for the holidays.

Get into the festive spirit with fun events for the whole family. Bring the entire clan out to Roseville’s Downtown Holiday Celebration and mark your calendars for shopping at the 23rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Book Sale on December 1.

Start the holiday season off with the 51st Annual Sylvia Besana Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 17. The parade begins at 3 p.m. at the Riverside/Douglas/Vernon intersection, proceeds along Vernon Street, continues on to Folsom Road and ends at the Roseville Square Shopping Center. For additional information, contact the Roseville Chamber of Commerce at 916-783-8136 or

Following the parade, don’t miss the annual Christmas Tree Lighting! Enjoy holiday fun, music and entertainment at this annual party. Watch the mayor and friends flip the switch to light Roseville’s official Christmas tree outside the Civic Center, 311 Vernon Street, at 6:30 p.m. Many merchants on Vernon Street will have their stores decorated for the holidays, and will stay open late for shoppers.

On Saturday, December 1, start your day out with the 23rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Book Sale at Maidu Community Center and Maidu Public Library from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy more than 140 crafters selling thousands of crafts, a great book sale, entertainment and food. Plus, new this year, there will be artists at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site featuring Native American arts and jewelry. Rain or shine. Admission and parking are free.

For more information about holiday events, visit