Do you remember being a kid and hearing the commercials for the famous Harlem Globetrotters?  The very first note of their theme song would have us glued to the T.V. to see Curly and Meadowlark Lemon. Even though our parents knew how much we wanted to go see them, it never worked out.

Fast forward a few decades and now I am the parent hearing that theme song again, but this time I know we are going.  That is, if the Tornado warning, flash flood watch and flooding Nashville streets didn’t keep us from attending. 
 Yep, 2 Saturdays’ ago our weather forecast said it wasn’t a good day to be out and about. But did that stop us or thousands of others from trying to get to downtown Nashville? No, no it did not.
That’s us at our seats pre-game. A little wet: (okay, a lot wet) but still in good spirits.

Actually, I’d like to give a quick shout out to all attendees of the Nashville, TN. 1/13/13 @ 2pm game.
You rock!
We had to deal with adverse weather conditions to put it mildly and yet I saw more random acts of kindness and more open friendliness than I normally do at our local supermarket.
Here is the trophy the teams are playing for.
And for the first time ever, fans got to have a say in the rules! That was one of the highlights of the game for us.
The pre-game show was a lot of fun, but we were all were excited to see the game start.

It didn’t take long for Big Easy and the other Globetrotters to start their antics. One of their favorites was arguing with the Ref.
And having fun with the kids. 
We all spent the next 2 + hours laughing, pointing, dancing, shouting and enjoying the show.
Somehow through all the game stops and sometimes campy fun, The Harlem Globetrotters won the game and took home the trophy.
Thinking back on our day, I think all in attendance are winners because isn’t laughter, fun, family and community things that make life worth living?
We won’t soon forget our special day of fun and we highly recommend this activity should you find yourself drawn to the T.V. screen by the familiar whistling theme song; Sweet Georgia Brown.

Disclosure: I received 2 tickets courtesy of USFG to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.

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