Residents of Calvert, Texas will tell you that their charming town, located on Highway 6 between Waco and Bryan, has led many lives. Its most recent incarnation is as a budding artists’ community. Stop by Track 5 Gallery to see originals by painter Jeff Munson and other Lone Star State artists. There’s also Nature’s Art, an unusual gift shop where artist Shelley Harris-Janac makes intricately detailed gourd sculptures incorporating other natural elements like pine needles and snakeskin. Also stop by Mud Creek Pottery, where Sonny Moss creates bowls, tiles, and plates. Travelers can also book group and private pottery classes in Moss’s extensive workshop.