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"PAGEANT OF PEACE" -- Nightly through Dec. 23. Local choruses and instrumental ensembles perform at 6, 7 and 8 Mondays through Fridays and at 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 on weekends. Free. On the Ellipse, south of the White House. 202-208-1631.

MARGOT MACDONALD -- Friday at 6. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-838-4200.

DAVID PHELPS and Erin O'Donnell -- Friday at 7. Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 161 Embry Mill Rd., Stafford. 540-657-0031.

PHIL LESH & FRIENDS -- Friday at 7:30. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.

BRIAN CONWAY & BRENDAN DOLAN -- Friday at 8. Hughes United Methodist Church, 10700 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. 301-613-0753.

AL PETTEWAY, AMY WHITE & Robin Bullock -- Friday at 8. St. John's United Methodist Church, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore. 410-521-9099.

LEON EDWARDS -- Saturday at 1, and Monday and Thursday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

JAMES DANIELS, Michael J. Girdy & Company and A New Voice Inc. -- Saturday at 10 a.m., "Warm Clothes From Warm Hearts." Donations of new hats, socks and gloves for men, women and children requested. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-904-0359.

CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER -- Saturday at 11 and 1:30, with Tappers With Attitude and other guests. Free, but tickets required. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-891-1228.

STEPHEN SAMUEL -- Saturday at 2. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-838-4200.

BARNES & HAMPTON CELTIC CONSORT -- "A Celtic Christmas," through Dec. 10. Saturday at 4 and 8, Sunday at 4, Thursday at 7, with Steve Bloom, Joseph Cunliffe and Robert Aubry Davis. Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-965-2000.

DONOVAN -- Saturday at 7. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410-263-5544.

MAGGIE SANSONE & FRIENDS -- Saturday at 7. Sponsored by the Institute of Musical Traditions at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. 301-530-1735.

ALAN JABBOUR & KEN PERLMAN -- Saturday at 8. The Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington, Va. 540-675-1253.

MONTEBELLO JAZZ DUO -- Sunday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

ROBIN BULLOCK -- Sunday at 1 and 4. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

PROJECT NATALE -- Sunday at 2. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-838-4200.

TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA -- Sunday at 3. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500.

ALEXANDRIA SINGERS -- Sunday at 3. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-838-4200.

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN ACCORDION SOCIETY -- Sunday at 4. Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. 703-671-5395.

NOTHIN' FANCY -- Sunday at 4. Lewistown Fire Hall, 11101 Hessong Bridge Rd., Frederick. 301-694-3535.

THE ALAN BLAYLOCK QUARTET -- Sunday at 4:30. A benefit for the Whitman-Walker Clinic. Unity Center, 14088 Sullyfield Circle, Chantilly. 703-257-4111.

KLAPA SINJ -- Sunday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Theater Lab, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

THREE IRISH TENORS -- Sunday at 7, "Christmas From Dublin." Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. 301-261-1553 or 410-263-5544.

"MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!" -- Monday at 6, the 32nd anniversary holiday concert by a mass ensemble of tuba, sousaphone and euphonium players. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ARMY BLUES -- Monday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

ANNANDALE JAZZ AMBASSADORS -- Monday at 6, a holiday dinner dance. $40, couple $75. Sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce at Ossian Hall, Annandale Fire Station, 7128 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-256-7232.

SIMPLE GIFTS -- Monday at 6 and 7:30. National Theatre/Helen Hayes Gallery 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 800-447-7400 or 202-628-6161.

COYOTE RUN -- Monday at 7:30. Sponsored by the Institute of Musical Traditions at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. 301-754-3611.

DAVE MOSICK -- Tuesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE BIRMINGHAM SUNLIGHTS -- Dec. 7 at 6, holiday music and gospel songs. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

KARELIAN FOLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE -- Wednesday at 10:30. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070.

BIRMINGHAM SUNLIGHTS -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, First and Independence SE. 202-707-5502.

C. HUFF -- Wednesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE BIRMINGHAM SUNLIGHTS -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

TONIC & GIN -- Wednesday at 7:30,. $10. The Mansion at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

MALABY/SANCHEZ/RAINEY TRIO -- Wednesday at 8:15. Center for the Arts Recital Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. 410-704-2787.

ALTE KAMERADEN BAVARIAN BAND and the Saengerbund German Language Chorus -- Thursday at 7 and 8. Free. Festival of Lights, Washington LDS Temple Visitors Center, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington. 301-587-0144.

BONNIE RIDEOUT -- Thursday at 7:30. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

Dancing

SKAM -- Friday at 8:30; contra lesson at 7:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-691-7394 or 301-634-2222.

KING CADILLAC -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

KING TEDDY -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Washington Hilton Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Rd., Herndon. 703-359-9882.

BAYSIDE BIG BAND -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Boumi Temple, 5050 King Ave., White Marsh, Md. 410-583-7337.

COLVIN RUN DANCE BAND -- Saturday at 9; lesson at 8. Colvin Run Schoolhouse, 10201 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-430-6557.

SWING SPEAK -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-340-9732 or 301-634-2222.

FIDDLESTYX -- Sunday at 3:30; waltz lesson at 3. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-238-0230 or 301-634-2222.