Summer 2020 Virtual Programs

Erica Carlson entertains children and their families with balloon sculptures, magic shows, and more. For over 20 years, Erica has made life better for thousands of people in the Central Ohio area at private parties, company events, festivals, libraries, child care centers, and schools. She can teach workshops showing kids how to twist their own balloons, and she is even friends with the Easter Bunny!

About Erica

Based in Central Ohio, Erica is an author, magician, and balloon artist. She’s also a mom, wife, sister, daughter, and friend. Her goal is to be a positive and uplifting person to those she interacts with and help create fun memories.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
  • Benny's Pizza | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    968 Columbus Ave Marysville, OH, United States
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    Come enjoy a yummy dinner and get unique balloon creations from Erica as she goes from table to table!

Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Miller Park Library | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

    FREE Storytime Magic Program! This interactive musical storytime is great for a family audience with kids ranging from age 2-7. Erica will use fun props to tell stories, do magic, and reveal Sedgie the Hedgie, the live hedgehog! Special guest Mark Reinhart will be playing guitar and singing along, too!

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
  • Carnegie Public Library Grace Methodist Church 301 E Market St, Washington Court House, OH 43160 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Balloon Twisting Workshop with Picasso the Turtle!Come learn how to twist your very own balloon creations during a one-hour balloon workshop that's best for ages 6+. Participants will also learn about the art of Pablo Picasso and meet Picasso the real box turtle!

    At the library from 1:00-3:00 (127 S North St, Washington Ct Hs, OH 43160)...
    Erica will twist everyone their very own complex creations at the library to help celebrate the library's Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!

  • New Event | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    1500 E 17th Ave Columbus, OH, United States
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    Community Dinner for the Residents of Linden
    Sponsored by Columbus Rotary
    Come out to St. Stephen’s Community House in Linden for lots of evening fun! There will be a dinner served and lots of fun for the kids including a DJ, bounce house, photo booth, and Erica doing airbrush tattoos for those in attendance.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
  • London Public Library | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    London Public Library 20 E First St, London, OH 43140, United States
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    Come watch the "Find the Joy" Magic Show featuring Sedgie the Hedgie. Erica and her joyful magicians will do magic tricks together to try and navigate life's many challenges and emotions. It can be tricky, but rewarding, to seek out joy sometimes! This show is recommended for a family audience. Book sales and signings will be offered after the show.

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