Welcome to eplaya. Glad things are finally coming together for you.
I'd suggest you look into regional groups, meet-ups, or mailing lists if you want more local contacts: http://regionals.burningman.com/regionals/
When he lights his streetlamp, it is as if he brought one more star to life, or one flower.
When he puts out his lamp, he sends the flower, or the star, to sleep.
That is a beautiful occupation.
- Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry