Channel your inner artist during free welcome center series

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

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Ally Dorrough • Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
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GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH, ALA. – Kicking off Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism’s 25th anniversary is the 2018 Welcome Center Lecture and Demonstration Series on week days Jan. 15 to Feb. 28. Winter guests and locals can start the new year by diving deeper into coastal Alabama’s vibrant art scene, culture, nature and history.

Art demos will take place on various days from 10 a.m. to noon at the Orange Beach Welcome Center (23685 Perdido Beach Blvd.), while lectures will take place each week day at 2 p.m. at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center (3459 Gulf Shores Parkway).

“Each year, attendees leave the lectures and demos informed and inspired to discover the destination from a different perspective,” said Kim Chapman, director of hospitality and information for the tourism bureau. “This annual series showcases our welcome centers as a resource to learn about new adventures in the area while reconnecting with long-standing attractions and opportunities.”

Check out the full schedule of events and learn more about the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Welcome Centers, visit




Caption: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism’s 2018 Welcome Center Lecture and Demonstration Series takes place on week days Jan. 15 to Feb. 28.
Credit: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism 

About Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism:

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism serves as the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in addition to the unincorporated area of Fort Morgan. To learn more about the whole different state of discovery on Alabama’s 32 miles of white-sand beaches, visit either or This convention and visitors bureau is an accredited Destination Marketing Organization (2012-2016).

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