Balloon animals
Garry Smith, Medford. “Balloon man” Smith will create everything from balloon bicycles and flowers to superheroes and ride-size balloon ponies. The fee is $70 inside Medford city limits for an hour. Birthday parties must book for at least one hour, then in half-hour increments. Details: 773-5772.

Belly dancers
“Got Belly” belly dancing offers two party packages: a basic package for up to eight guests is $99 and includes a belly dancing lesson and performance in costume. An expanded package, $179, includes the lesson and performance, in addition to make-up and gems, games and prizes. Parties last between two and two-and-a-half hours. Details: 210-2993.

A small-but-silly batch of Rogue Valley clowns have graced local parades and children’s events for years. Party rates quoted by local entertainers start at $75 per hour, varying by location and time of year.
A Barrel of Clowns. Details: 479-8999.
Annie the Clown, Anna’s Party Works, 580 Hidden Valley Road, Grants Pass. Face painting, balloon twisting, jump houses, large-group games. Details: 471-8011.
HeartFool Clowns and Mimes, Pamela Joy. Details: 482-5330.
Lashes the Clown, Central Point. Details: 245-9631.
Trinkets the Clown. Details: 858-3333.

MissTaree, illusionist. Details: 479-8999.
Terry Veckey, “Magic Up Close.” Details: 531-7771.