Globetrotters postpone tour

Kris “Hi-Lite” Bruton of the Harlem Globetrotters entertains a Holmes Center crowd in 2015. The Globetrotters were scheduled to return to Boone on March 24, but postponed their performance because of the COVID-19 virus.

BOONE — The Harlem Globetrotters announced they were postponing their March 24 game at the Holmes Center.

The Globetrotters made the announcement on their website www.harlemglobetrotters.com on March 12. The site said that rescheduled date would be announced in the future.

Those who bought tickets to the event are encouraged by the website to keep them to be used at a rescheduled date. The Globetrotters site said that “We will be suspending all remaining games scheduled on their domestic and international tours through mid-May in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.”

The Globetrotters have postponed several events, including in Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greeneville, N.C., Winston-Salem and Charlotte. A performance in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. for April 19 is the latest appearance on the team’s website to be postponed.

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