IN TOWN "Music for Peace Around the World," a program to benefit UNICEF, takes place Friday at 8 at the Georgetown University Intercultural Center, 37th and O streets NW. Performers include the Washington Toho Koto Society, kora musician Djimo Kouyate from Senegal, blues singers Steve Jones and Luci Murphy and fiddler Philippe Varlet; $10; 585-5525. IN MARYLAND

The Chesapeake Wildlife Sanctuary Open House and Wild Birdseed Sale is Saturday from 10 to 2. Refreshments available. The sanctuary is at 17308 Queen Anne Bridge Road, Bowie; 249-1228; free . . . There'll be a Railroad Artifacts Show and Sale, featuring dining car china, lanterns and brass locks, Sunday from 10 to 5 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg; $2.50, free under 12; 536-2954. IN VIRGINIA

The Statue of Liberty Ball, a benefit dance with Trux Baldwin and the Starlite Orchestra, is this Friday from 9 to 1 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City; $10 per person; 937-1115 . . . There'll be a Tae Kwon Do exhibition, featuring 20 masters and grand masters in the martial arts, Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Herndon High School gymnasium in Herndon; $5; 437- 5111 . . . The Arlington Symphony performs with guest conductor David Pollitt Sunday at 3 at Kenmore Auditorium, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington; free; 558-2165.