Wednesday Dec 08 2010 comments Playin? up a new tradition By: Photos by Philip Wood/Gold Country News Service -A +A Philip Wood/ Gold Country News ServiceJerry Bestpitch, left, with his dog Payton, of the JB ranch, takes families for horse driven wagon rides Saturday night during the Rocklin Christmas Tree lighting. Philip Wood/ Gold Country News ServiceKaitlyn Gonzales, 7, left, her brother Thomas, 7, and twin Annalise pose for a picture with Santa during Rocklin?s first Christmas Tree lighting event Saturday evening at Old St. Mary?s Church. Philip Wood/ Gold Country News ServiceJohn Kim, left, Grace Chang and Crowin McKnight, from Whitney High School sing Christmas carols to the crowed or residents that turned out for Rocklin?s first Christmas Tree lighting Saturday evening at Old St. Mary?s Church. Philip Wood/ Gold Country News ServiceThe city of Rocklin held its first Christmas Tree lighting Saturday night on Front Street next to Old St. Mary?s Church where a large crowd of residents came to celebrate. Philip Wood/ Gold Country News ServiceTrevor Menses, center, entertains the crowd the attended Rocklin?s first Christmas Tree lighting Saturday night under drizzly skies, with musical support from Bob Habian, left, on drums and Mark Harmon on bass, who are both from the Rockin Star.