Walk explores poetry and painting

Bonnie Tremante, a poet and local scholar, will lead a free Poetry of Painting walk Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 to 11, at Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road.

Ms. Tremante will read her own poetry that captures “the mystical and illusionary qualities of the landscape that caused J. Alden Weir to refer to his Branchville farm as ‘The Land of Nod,’ the magical place of sleep and dreams.

Ms. Tremanete is a former teacher in the English department of Wilton Public Schools, She volunteers at Weir Farm as a studio docent and presents special interpretive programs.

Registration is required; call 203-834-1896, ext. 28. Because of limited parking, carpooling is encouraged.