Saturday Dec 06 2008 comments Festival of Lights By: Photos by Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal -A +A Roger Griess of the Keystone Cop Patrol (Ben Ali Shrine) walks the streets of Downtown Auburn during the Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday. Willard the Wiz passes out "free tickets" to the crowd. As part of the winning group for best Fantasy/Humor category, Dixie Marino of the Sugar Plump Fairies walks along side the float. With a quick high-five to Evgarvo Argueta, 7, Ginny LaFreniere of the Sugar Plump Fairies makes her way through the crowd during Saturday's Festival of Lights. Friends Alexis Vasquez and Saskia Mager, both 6, squeal in delight at the passing floats. Auburn Placer Disposal Services, including Burk Davis, right, and Wayne Bolander, perform choreography with their garbage cans. Dressed as a wrapped present, Brenda Lindley rocks out to Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis." Daniela Cardines, 5, waves at the passing floats. Paul Beatie of The Pyronauts rocks out during the parade on Saturday. The Pyronauts won the Best Music award. Stuart Wenger, 7, of Auburn, talks with Santa after the parade, and walks away with a teddy bear.