735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-1896.
Nature's Palette Walk at Weir Farm National Historic Site Wilton and Ridgefield, Connecticut: Experience more than just autumn's beauty at Weir Farm National Historic Site, admiring works of artists of the past and learning about the trees
that inspired them! Join Park Ranger Kristin Lessard on Sunday October 7th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a hike that explores the stunning autumn landscape, the forces behind leaf coloring, and the rich history of art inspired by their beauty. There is no fee to participate, but registration is required. To register or for more information, please call (203) 834-1896 ext. 28. This is not a strenuous hike, but the walk will consist of standing with short periods of walking. Bringing a water bottle and
wearing appropriate footwear is recommended Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only National Park Service site
dedicated to American painting, was home to three generations of American artists including Julian Alden Weir, a leading figure in American art and the development of American Impressionism. Today, the 60-acre park, which includes the Weir House, Weir and Young Studios, barns, gardens, and Weir Pond, is one of the nation's finest remaining landscapes of American art.