ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

They'll be having a ball in Allentown this fall.

It was announced Wednesday that the Harlem Globetrotters, long a fan favorite at the Santander Arena in Reading, will stage their act at the PPL Center on Fri., Oct. 3. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

Tickets for the basketball game will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at pplcenter.com or by phone at 800-298-4200.

The PPL Center will begin a season-long opening celebration on Fri., Sept. 12 with a  performance from classic-rockers The Eagles.

Cher will perform as part of her D2K tour on Monday, Sept. 15, and the Professional Bull Riders Build Ford Tough Series will be held on Oct. 10 and 11.