Borders Books & Music, 6510 Canoga Ave., Canoga Park, offers a full entertainment menu this weekend: Guitarist Valarien performs at 7:30 tonight; Janine Regal and Company play at 7 p.m. Saturday; and Comedy Troop and Cafe au Laff perform at 7 p.m. Sunday. (818) 887-1999.
Country singer-songwriter Steve Owen, on tour promoting his new CD, "Quality Used Parts," performs at 9 p.m. Saturday at Exile Books & Music, 14925 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks. Jennifer Hardway opens the show at 8. Tonight at 8, the band Painted Id and singer-songwriter Judy Krueger take the stage. $5 cover both nights. (818) 986-6409.
Northridge Branch Library, 9051 Darby Ave., will have a used book sale from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (818) 886-3640.
Kathleen Frasca and Dead Ringer perform songs from their CD "Atomic Cocktail," at 8 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 8800 Tampa Ave., Northridge. Multi-instrumentalist Tim Timmermans performs at 3 p.m. Sunday. Also, author Bruce Jacobs will discuss his book, "Race Manners: Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans," at 7:30 p.m. Monday. (818) 773-0821.
Nine authors who have won the Bram Stoker Award, including Ramsey Campbell, Richard Laymon and Yvonne Navarro, will sign their books at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dark Delicacies, 3725 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. (818) 556-6660.