Tuesday Nov 29 2011 comments Town Center Tree Lighting By: Telegraph photography by Menka Belgal -A +A Menka Belgal / The TelegraphSanta, the star of the evening, was greeted with cheers as he arrived on an El Dorado Hills Fire Department fire engine for the tree lighting at Town Saturday on Saturday evening. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphRadio Disney performers entertain the crowd at the tree lighting ceremony. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphRadio Disney performers entertain the crowd at the tree lighting ceremony. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphAidan Nalley, 1, waits anxiously for Santa's arrival. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphNelson Barerra, 2, got dressed up in his own Santa outfit for the tree lighting ceremony at Town Center. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphThe crowd was just as thrilled to see Mrs. Claus as they were Santa and were glad that she could make it to Town Center this year. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphRadio Disney organized a fun song and dance competition before Santa's arrival. Ava Williams, 4, sings a Selena Gomez song while her friend, Taylor Stine, 3, dances. Bella, 7, Ava's sister, is there for support. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphRachelle Ahmad transforms Aiden McKinney, 8, from Pine Grove into a ferocious tiger. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphLantz Burvant, left, and David Merino, right, from the El Dorado Hills fire department serve up a holiday tradition of cookies, hot chocolate and apple cider to Jessica Weisser, 9, and Karli Weisser, 5, from El Dorado Hills. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphAnnie McCarthy with Xela (left) and Eileen Fordhan with Henry (right) bring their Great Danes to the tree lighting in Town Center. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphBeau Templet indulges in cookies and candy canes, courtesy of Intero Real Estate and Evila Boutique. Menka Belgal / The TelegraphAs Santa and Mrs. Claus board the fire truck to leave, Colin Wright, 2, says softly, "Bye, bye, Santa."