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You could take BART into San Fran, but you’ve got all you need right here. Want art? 6 BAMPFA (UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive) hosts engrossing visual art and film shows, with an extra sizzle monthly when Full hosts special programming the night of each full moon. Nature? 7 UC
Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens anywhere: 34 acres of the world’s plants (10,000 of them, organized by geography) a 10-minute Lyft from downtown. Music? Freight and Salvage has been hosting the greats since 1968. The blues go incandescent with a night of barrel-aged whiskies from local Mosswood Distillers.