Linda Wolfersheim and Linda Zimmer will present "The Further Adventures of Peter Rabbit" at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Main Line Books.
Zimmer will read this new interpretation of the Peter Rabbit story written by Emma Thompson, while Wolfershein provides flute accompaniment.
There also will be appearances of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck and Linda's therapy dog, Toby. These characters and more spring to life on the puppet stage as Zimmer weaves the story of the real Beatrix with those of her animal friends.
Linda Zimmer will read a new interpretation of “The Further Adventures of Peter Rabbit” at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Main Line Books.
Originally performed in schools and libraries in West Virginia, "Puppet Tales" from Beatrix Potter was performed at the grand opening of the National Garden at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., in October 2006.
Zimmer has created puppets for the PBS series "Mr. Rogers Neighborhood" and has toured solo performances widely in the Mid Atlantic region. She has performed with the Puppet Company in Glen Echo, Md., and the Bethesda Academy of Performing Arts.
Wolfersheim is assistant professor of music at West Virginia Wesleyan University, where she leads a flute ensemble. She plays a variety of flutes, clarinets and recorders. She learned recorder in grade school in Virginia. She has performed solo and in ensembles at West Virginia Wesleyan, Randolph County Community Arts Center and at Beverly heritage events.