Caliente! A Night of Dancing to Benefit Kismet Rock Foundation – Slated for October 23 at Salyards Center for the Arts


Caliente! – A Night of Dancing to Benefit Kismet Rock Foundation | October 23 at Salyards Center for the Arts

North Conway, NH – October 7 – The second annual Caliente! A Night of Salsa Dancing to Benefit Kismet Rock Foundation, presented by Polartec and RovettiDesign, is coming up Saturday, October 23, 2010 at Salyards Center for the Arts in Conway, NH.

Boston’s Los Sugar Kings will headline again, with a range of Latin-themed music to keep the dance floor moving. Band member Mik Mersha says the band is thrilled to return this year: “You are truly one of the best audiences we’ve had the pleasure of performing for.”

Kismet events have gained reputation for creative silent auctions and Caliente!’s will not fail to impress. Feature silent auction items include a consultation and permaculture plan from Appleseed Permaculture ($4,000 value); A Wilderness First Responder course from SOLO ($795 value); A wedding ceremony or renewal of vows from John Patrick (Priceless!); Architectural plans for a two car garage and much more.

Included in the $35 price per person is a complimentary Taco Bar hosted by Café Noche, desserts by Kennett High School’s Mineral Springs Café, raw chocolate by The Local Grocer and homemade gluten-free sweets by Kismet volunteers. There will also be a cash bar with Tuckerman beer and theme-related beverages.

Caliente! Presenting sponsors are RovettiDesign and Polartec. Gold Sponsors are Nereledge Inn, providing lodging for Los Sugar Kings for a second year; taco bar host Café Noche; local eye Dr. Tony Iorfino; AppleSeed Permaculture; and Sterling Rope Company, which provides climbing ropes for Kismet’s summer programs. Caliente! silver sponsors include Doug Madara of La Sportiva, Metolius and Sterling Rope; Dutch Bloemon Winkel; Flatbread Company; Fryeburg Veterinary Hospital; Gamwell, Caputo, Siek & Co., PLLC; The Local Grocer; Mineral Springs Café; Minuteman Press; Mountain Top Music Center; RE/Max Presidential – Drummond & Drummond; Sky Ambitions; and Whitehorse Gear.

Based in North Conway, NH, Kismet Rock Foundation enhances the physical, intellectual and emotional development of well-functioning but economically disadvantaged children by providing access to the immense value of a comprehensive education in technical rock climbing. Kismet Rock Foundation currently offers programs to students from Boston, MA, Manchester, NH, Bartlett and Gorham, NH, Portland, ME and Bolton, VT. To learn more about Kismet Rock Foundation, visit


Kismet Rock Foundation
PO Box 1744
North Conway, NH 03860