Thursday Dec 01 2011 comments Twas the Day Before Thanksgiving Parade By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Loomis News -A +A The Shriner?s Keystone Cop Patrol entertain the parade viewers with their loud fake guns and comedy show down Taylor Road. The Placer County Pageant Queens and Ambassadors rides in a giant sleigh during the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade. The Queens and Ambassadors all do charity work throughout the year. Nine year Sean Guttenberg, of Loomis, sits tall on a horse during the Day Before Thanksgiving Parade. Loomis Cub Scouts Pack 815 helped kick off the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade with troop members of all ages. The Royal Rangers Boys Club Of Loomis First Assembly of God kicks off the parade while marching with the American Flag. Kylee Ramesbottom and her mom Cigi Ramesbottom wait for the parade to start so they can cheer on their little brother during his premiere parade with the Boy Scouts of Loomis. Sister Mary Judith, Sister Mary Samuel and Sister Maria Fatima of Dominican Sisters of Mary, have a seat on Taylor Road to watch the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade with some of the littlest spectators. The Hope Lutheran School rolled down Taylor Road in their giant float filled with students from their school. Camelot Costumes in Loomis has participated in the Day Before Thanksgiving Parade wearing costumes of all kinds like these Pilgrim?s, Indian?s and turkeys. The Dance Gallery 2 of Roseville, danced their way down Taylor road with their award winning dancers. The American Legion, John A. Stacker Post #775 representative drives a supped up Jeep in the parade. Abigal Chase, two, and her mom Desiree Chase, both of Loomis, is just amazed by all the action at the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade including all the horses. The Texas Longhorn Experience of Loomis cows Jazzy and Dozer, in tow, amazed the parade viewers while being ridden by owner Kimberly Henson and friend Ann Ranlett. Brianna Peters is the Loomis First Assembly of God Girls Ministries Honor Star 2011. Peters completed 9 honors projects which helped her in being awarded the Honor Star. Parade goers take it all in, waving to their favorite float. From left is Christian Santaella Eleven from Loomis, Ben Santaella, nine years old and in the middle from Loomis and Samantha Milhous, ten also from Loomis. Tagus the dog gets a ride on top of a donkey with the Double C Mules and Donkeys during the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade. Miguel Ucovich and his dog Chocolate entertain parade watchers as they play a game of fetch down Taylor Road. Ozzy, gets a ride in the Loomis Chamber of Commerce float, where they encourage people to shop local, down Taylor Road during the Day Before Thanksgiving Parade. The Big Horse Works Carriage Company gets parade attendees excited with their horse and carriage train in the parade. The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association wowed the crowd at the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade with their restored tractors. The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association wowed the crowd at the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade with their restored tractors. The Placer County Sheriff Hummer escorts two friendly animals, a pig and turkey, who feel people should eat less ham and turkey on Thanksgiving. The Loomis Fire Department rolled through town, with its lights and sirens blaring, in the 2011 Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade. The Diamond family, from Granite Bay, is into the holiday spirit this year wearing the latest Christmas fashion. From left is Kim, eight-year-old Tim, Chris, and eleven-year- old Kristin. The Shriner's Keystone Cop Patrol entertain the parade viewers with their loud fake guns and comedy show down Taylor Road. The Guttenberg Ranch riders carried flags while riding in the parade on Wednesday. The Guttenberg Ranch is located in Loomis where they offer boarding and lessons.