Join park ranger (and Wilton resident) Amanda Lord as she leads a one-hour guided walk at Weir Farm National Historic Site to explore the beautiful and historic meadows, forest and pond that have inspired artists for over 135 years. Lord will introduce participants to Julian Alden Weir, a world-class artist who lived and worked at Weir Farm from 1882 to 1919. The walk will follow his footsteps through the landscape that inspired his Impressionist paintings, pass by historic stone walls and natural wonders, and meander to Weir Pond, which was added by Weir in 1896 as a place for fishing and recreation.
The event is this Saturday, Nov. 4, from 2-3 p.m..
Although the buildings have closed for the season, there are still many opportunities to enjoy the stunning grounds in the off-season, including this very special landscape tour. Dogs on leash are welcome.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so guests are asked to please carpool if possible. Please watch for a park ranger in a reflective vest who will direct participants to the parking area for the program.
Weir Farm National Historic Site is located at 735 Nod Hill Rd., in Wilton.