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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.

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

DEANDRE HOWARD, VINCE SMITH, RON COMPTON, WES BILES, TED DAVID AND CHRISTINE KEY Friday at 6. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW. 202-484-7700.

TEADA Friday at 6 and 8:30, "An Irish Christmas in America." Grosvenor Auditorium, National Geographic, 1600 M St. 202-857-7700.

ALEXANDRIA PIPES & DRUMS Friday at 7. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

"A JAZZ PIANO CHRISTMAS" Friday at 7:30 and 9:30, with Hank Jones, Marcia Ball, Hilton Ruiz, Dave Samuels and Pete Escovedo. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

THE ANDY BEY QUARTET Friday at 8. Free, but tickets required. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, First and Independence SE. 202-397-7328 for tickets (service charges); 202-707-5502 for information.

DEPECHE MODE Friday at 8. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 202-397-7328 or 703-993-3000.

DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS Friday at 8. The Hippodrome, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 202-397-7328 or 410-752-7444.

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

AMERICAN U. JAZZ ENSEMBLE Friday and Saturday at 8, music by Duke Ellington and other jazz standards. Katzen Arts Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-885-3634.

BELLS'S ANGELS Saturday at 1. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

PROJECT NATALE Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

BOBBY RAYE Saturday at 3. Sponsored by the Free State Organ Society at Rice Auditorium, Spring Grove Hospital Center, 55 Wade Ave., Catonsville. 410-592-9322.

NORTHERN LIGHTS DANCE ORCHESTRA Saturday at 7 and 8. Free. Festival of Lights, Washington LDS Temple Visitors Center, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington. 301-587-0144.

DAVID SHNEYER & THE FABRANGEN Fiddlers Saturday at 8, an evening of Jewish folk music. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

"JAMES MOODY 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION" Saturday at 8. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

HERMAN'S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE AND CHAD AND JEREMYSaturday at 8. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-279-5301.

AACC JAZZ ENSEMBLE Saturday at 8. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., 410-777-2457.

JIM BRICKMAN Saturday at 8. The Hippodrome, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 202-397-7328 or 410-752-7444.

THE CHROMATICS AND TONIC & GIN Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770.

ELEMENTS OF COSINE Sunday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

SHIP'S CHANTEYMEN Sunday at 2. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

SEAMUS KENNEDY AND THEM EASTPORT OYSTER BOYS WITHTHE KEVIN BROESLER SCHOOL OF IRISH STEP DANCING Sunday at 2 and 8. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton, Md. 410-822-7299.

COLONIAL RINGERS Sunday at 3, "Holiday Favorites" by the handbell ensemble. Free. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-838-4994.

SPEEDY TOLLIVER Sunday at 4:30. Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax St., Arlington. 703-228-1850.

SOMETIMES WHY Sunday at 8. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St,. Alexandria. 800 404-9049.

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

"HANUKKAH CELEBRATION" Monday at 6, with Ramon Tasat, Eugenia Shiuk, Steve Bloom and the Temple Shalom Choir. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

FAIRFAX JUBIL-AIRES Monday at 7 and 8. Free. Festival of Lights, Washington LDS Temple Visitors Center, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington. 301-587-0144.

AL PETTEWAY, AMY WHITE & Robin Bullock Monday at 7:30. St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. 301-754-3611.

JINNY MARSH'S HOT KUGEL Klezmer Band Tuesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

CLAY AIKEN Tuesday at 7:30. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and D NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-628-4780.

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Tuesday and Wednesday at 8, holiday favorites by the a cappella jazz ensemble. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

CLAY AIKEN Wednesday at 7:30. Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore. 202-397-7328 or 410-685-5086.

VIRGINIA HAM BARBERSHOP QUARTET Thursday at 5. Free. U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333.

THE ERIC FELTEN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Thursday at 8 and 10, "Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite." Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-337-4141.

Dancing

GLEN ECHO OPEN BAND 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.

JOKER'S WILD Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

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

THE BOG WANDERERS Saturday at 7:30; Irish dance lesson at 7. Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax. 703-369-7132.

KING SIZED Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-359-9882 or 301-634-2222.

THE SID KOWALCZYK ORCHESTRA Saturday at 8:30. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. 301-649-3079.

THE LA SALLE DANCE ORCHESTRA Sunday at 3:30; lesson at 3. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-425-7926 or 301-634-2222.

BUCK CREEK JAZZ BAND Sunday at 7. Knights of Columbus Rosensteel Hall, 9707 Rosensteel Ave., Silver Spring. 301-340-7399.

BLUE SKY 5 Sunday at 8; lesson at 7:30. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-299-8728 or 301-634-2222STEVE HICKMAN & JOHN DEVINE -- Tuesday at 7:30. Cherry Hill RV Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Rd., College Park. 301-762-2231 or 410-268-0231.