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Patrons take photos of Gonzales during his second show.
Manolo Gonzales, 34, puts on his wig before a show in December Monterey has typically coastal California weather, which means a sweater is an essential item as the evening settles in. Local Date-night dining goes global. From the outside, Franco's Norma Jean's looks bare and quiet, but inside the club, the atmosphere is much more lively. View the Gay Scene in Monterey.
A suitcase full of costumes lays on the floor next to a shelf of cleaning supplies in the back room of Franco's. Gonzales smiles as puts on lipstick. Inland from Monterey, such as the county seat of Salinas, the temperatures can increase by 20 degrees so if you are cold just go inland! Subscribe to Our Newsletter. Gay Monterey Monterey lies three hours south of San Francisco, and is the most well trafficked town in Monterey County primarily due to the world-respected Monterey Bay Aquarium.