Get Ready for Turkey Chase

Here are the things you need to know before starting the day on Nov. 15.

1. Weather. Possible showers are in the forecast for the day, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 71, according to the National Weather Service. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Going into tonight, showers are likely and a low around 61 is expected. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

2. In case you missed it. : A Veterans Day ceremony was held at Patriot Point to honor those who have served their country.

3. Happening. Third Annual Turkey Chase 5K Fun Run & 2K Walk: Registration is underway for the Third Annual Turkey Chase 5K Fun Run and 2K Walk. The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19 on Main Street in historic Downtown Acworth. The 5K will start at 9 a.m., the 2K Walk at 9:15 a.m. and the "Little Pilgrim" Trot will take place at 10 a.m.

Register before noon on Wednesday, and you are guaranteed your long sleeve Acworth Turkey Chase t-shirt. Visit the website for more information.

4. Ahead on Acworth Patch. Keep up with what's happening in your town and surrounding communities in today's PatchCast.

5. What about Nov. 15. On Nov. 15, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation—the precursor to the U.S. Constitution. On this day in 1939, the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial was laid by President Roosevelt.


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