A two- to three-day outing is held each spring, usually in May, to address interim business concerns and to provide story opportunities to members through activities unique and applicable to the host area.
The 2012 NYSOWA Spring Safari be held in Cortland, NY May 3-6.
Annual Fall Meeting
A general membership meeting is held in the autumn of each year to elect officers and directors and for other administrative purposes. The three-day weekend event also includes craft improvement workshops, outdoor activities unique to the region, supporting member exhibits and demonstrations, and several social events.