Frankenstein in Ocean City

Just in time for Halloween - OK, a full month before Halloween - the Ocean City Free Public Library unveils an extensive show of Frankenstein art today. The art, assembled by Frankenstein and Boris Karloff buff Ron MacCloskey, is "the most extensive collection of Frankenstein artwork ever shown at a single venue," a spokesman said. It features works from 25 artists, including famed cartoonists such as Gary Larson of "The Far Side" and Tom Wilson, of "Ziggy." But there's much more: Owner MacCloskey has been collecting Frankenstein-related stuff since he was 7, and knows that fiction's most famous monster has been pictured in everything from greeting cards to ads to stamps to political cartoons to album covers to lottery tickets, and much more.

If You Go: The library is at 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Frankenstein exhibit is open during regular library hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more details, call 609-399-2434 or see oceancitylibrary.org

T-Fox, Resorts, 8 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.

Legends in Concert, Bally's, 8 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.

Joe Holiday All Ages Magic Show, Tropicana,The Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m. $20 ($10 for children). 609-340-4020.

Magique, Grand Illusionists, Tropicana, Showroom, 3:30 and 7 p.m. $10 age 16 and younger, $25 adults. 609-340-4020.

Nightlife

Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - DJ Sonny James

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Atlantic City

Le Grand Fromage, 25 Gordon's Alley, 609-347-2743 - Voss concert

Cape May

The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., on the Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Special guest musician, 8 p.m.

The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - DJ Mollo, 9 p.m.

Egg Harbor Township

A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Lisa Camp and Judi Glover, 6 to 10 p.m.

King's Lounge, 6415 Delilah Road, 609-383-8200 - Live entertainment by Nancy Malcun and half off appetizers.

Galloway Township

Pitney Pub, 200 S. Pitney Road., 609-241-8906 - DJ DC and DJ Sev.

Margate

Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Lew London and Chris Sooy, 7 p.m.

Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - DJ Sparkles.

Somers Point

Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - Quizzo, John Lockwood and The National Trivia Co., 8 p.m.

The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Dave Boyd.

Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, 609-927-6665 - Taco Night, Mexican menu and beer discounts, 4 p.m.

Wildwood

Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - Open Pool and All Night Happy Hour.

Comedy

Brad Trackman, Jim McCue,Chris Porter, Borgata Comedy Club, Music Box, 9 p.m. $20.

Michael Somerville, Kevin Downey Jr, Gary Delena, Comedy Stop Cafe & Cabaret, Tropicana, The Quarter, 9 p.m. $25.

Nature

N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, free Autumn Hawk Watch sunrise, 5 p.m., at Hawk Watch platform, Cape May Point State Park; free songbird morning flight count at sunrise, at Higbee Beach WMA jetty; free Avalon Seawatch count of seabirds, at Seventh Street and the beach; birding trip, $10 show and go: Photo birding walk at Cape May Point State Park, 8 a.m., at platform; Easy birding at Cape May Point State Park, 9 a.m., at platform; Stone Harbor Point, 4:30 p.m., at lot, south end of Second Avenue. 609-861-0700.

Cape May Point State Park, young birders club walk at 4 p.m., free. 609-884-2159.

Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.

Events

2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., Cape May, across from Emlen Physick Estate, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m., guided tours 7 p.m., $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Art on Asbury movies, 6:30 p.m., Ocean City Fine Arts League, Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City, featuring artists or art trends, free. 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434 or OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org

Frankenstein Artwork: The Ron MacCloskey Collection, during regular library hours, Free Public Library, 17th and Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, works from 25 artists represented, Frankenstein memorabilia, free. 609-525-9300.

Theater

Freud's Last Session," drama, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, "$35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341.