Welcome to the community! The forums welcomes all, beginning or experienced cosplayer for tutorials or the best thing, socializing with others in the area. I'm glad to say I'm slightly in your area but still a bit away as I'm live in Central Florida (Leesburg). This is the place to be to connect with other cosplayers so have fun, and do your best!
-Holiday Matsuri 2016 Cosplay List:
-Joker (Alice in the Country of Hearts)
-Klaus (Story of Seasons)
-Madoka (Madoka Magica)