The following is a list of holiday activites around the Washington area: SUNDAY, JULY 3 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL will feature arts and crafts demonstrations, cultural exhibits, native foods and a National Indian Pow Wow from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the Mall area between 14th and 15th streets NW. Free. Sponsored by the American Indian Heritage Foundation, call 237-7500.

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT at the Sheraton Washington Hotel Ballroom will feature international performing groups, an international buffet dinner and a flower arts exhibition beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. For reservations and information call the National Independence Day Festival and Parade, call 737-4971. VIRGINIA

FIREWORKS at Barcroft Park, 4100 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 9 p.m. Rain date Monday. Sponsored by Arlington County Visual and Performing Arts.

CHILDREN'S INDEPENDENCE DAY PICNIC, benefitting Children's Hospital and Turkey Run Farm Foundation, will feature celebrity sporting events, reenactment of Revolutionary War battles, musical entertainment, ponies and horsedrawn wagons, puppet shows and refreshments. The events begin at 1 p.m at the Turkey Run Farm, 6310 Old Georgetown Pike, McLean. For information call 333-7400. MARYLAND

CITY OF MORNINGSIDE Independence Day Parade will begin at noon at the firehouse at Suitland and Woodland Roads and end at Douglas Patterson Park.

FIREWORKS at Douglas Patterson Park, 6900 Marianne Dr., Morningside. Rain date Monday, July 4. Sponsored by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

FIREWORKS at the Polo Grounds in Poolesville, at Hughes and River Roads, preceded by live music and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Upper Montgomery Volunteer Fire Department. MONDAY, JULY 4 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDEPENDENCE DAY FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY, 7 a.m., U.S. Capitol Reflecting Pool. "America's Youth in Concert" chorus and orchestra will perform.

REVIEWING STAND PERFORMANCE of "America's Youth in Concert" with soloist Mary Jo Jansson, 9:30 a.m., Constitution Avenue at 16th Street NW, Free.

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE will begin at 10 a.m. at Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue NW, and continue along Constitution Avenue to 17th Street NW. A total of 140 marching bands, equestrian units and floats are expected to participate, with entertainer Wayne Newton serving as grand marshal.

WASHINGTON CATHEDRAL celebration will feature an organ recital of American music at 11 a.m., followed by an attempt at a full peal on the cathedral's 10-bell ring at noon. Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. Call 537-6200 for information.

PALISADES INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE starting at Whitehaven Parkway and MacArthur Boulevard NW, north on MacArthur Boulevard to Edmunds Street, east on Edmunds, south on Sherrier Place to the Palisades Field House. Sponsored by the Palisades Citizens Association. Call 333-0352 for information.

SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE will feature free entertainment from noon to 5:45 p.m. on the Washington Monument Grounds, near 15th Street and Independence Avenue NW.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES will celebrate the 207th birthday of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with activities from noon to 4 p.m. A replica of a Revolutionary War campsite will be set up opposite the Constitution Avenue entrance. At 2 p.m. there will be a concert of patriotic music, a cannon and musket firing demonstration and a dramatic reading of the Declaration. Constitution Avenue of Eighth Street NW. Call 523-3216 for information.

AFTERNOON CONCERTS will begin at noon at the Sylvan Theater, south of the Washington Monument. The program will feature The Egerlaender Trachten Gruppe, performing German folk music and dances; The Terry Scott Band, a local soft-rock group; country and western music by Earl Champion of Shreveport, La.; "Full of Blues," an oldies revue and tribute to John Belushi; The 127-member Mississippi Lions All-State Band of Starksville, Miss; the rock-a-billy sounds of "Fast Rodney"; "Bandstand U.S.A.," a musical review of past and present Broadway hits; and the "Air Force Tops in Blue," a 30-member ensemble.

FOURTH OF JULY FAIR will feature a country barbecue, carnival games and a view of the Washington Monument fireworks, 5 to 11 p.m., Georgetown Waterfront, 3200 block of K Street NW. Tickets are $12, $10 in advance, $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased at Britches, Chadwick's, Clyde's, Eagle Wine and Cheese, Food Mart, Houlihans, Georgetown Park, J. Paul's, Mr. Smith's, Nathan's, The Foundry, The Tombs, Third Edition or Weaver's. Sponsored by the Georgetown Business and Professional Association.

TWILIGHT CONCERT featuring Johnny Travis with the U.S. Army Blues Band, 6 p.m. on the Washington Monument grounds, west side.

JULY FOURTH CONCERT featuring Wayne Newton will begin at 7:30 p.m., west side of the Washington Monument.

HOLIDAY CONCERT with soloist Leontyne Price, narrator Willie Stargell and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Mstislav Rostropovich, 8 p.m., on the west lawn of the Capitol.

FIREWORKS at the Washington Monument, 9:15 p.m. Rain date, Tuesday. Sponsored by the National Park Service. Call 426-7600 for information. VIRGINIA

FAIRFAX HOLIDAY CELEBRATION will feature All-Star baseball games with the Pioneer Baseball and Girl's Softball leagues at 9 a.m., family entertainment at noon, the Sunset Bluegrass Revival group at 1 p.m., a one-man banjo show at 3 .m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Rose Hill. A fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m., followed by an evening concert until 11 p.m. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Call 922-9840 for information.

MOUNT VERNON FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION will feature a parade from the main gate to the Washington family tomb at 10 a.m., followed by the placing of a commemorative wreath on the tomb at 11 a.m. Admission is $4, $3 for senior citizens, $1.50 for children ages 6 to 11. Call 780-2000 for information.

MANASSAS PARK PARADE down Manassas Avenue will be followed by music, games and food at Costello Park, 2077 Old Centrevill Rd. Fireworks will begin at dusk. Call 631-0181 for information.

INDEPENDENCE DAY SKATE/SWIM. Skating from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., and swimming from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Mount Vernon Sports Complex, 2017 Belleview Blvd., Alexandria. Tickets are $3, $2 for children under 16 with a $1 discount on the combination swim/skate ticket for swimmers in red, white and blue. Skate rental is available for $1.25. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Call 768-3223 for information.

MCLEAN COMMUNITY CENTER FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION will feature a performance by the New Mode Blue Grass Band, storyteller Marc Spiegal and the Morely Muse, noon to 6 p.m. at the Center, 1236 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call 790-9248 for information.

WOLF TRAP FARM PARK. The U.S. Air Force Band and the Singing Sergeants will perform from 1 to 5 p.m., at the park, Trap Road, Vienna. Call 255-1860 for information.

GREAT FALLS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION will include a carnival beginning at 2 p.m., a dance performance at 3 p.m., musical entertainment at 4 p.m., and a fireworks display at duck, Walker Road and Georgetown Pike Great Falls, Va.

HOLIDAY CONCERT with the Flute Company, 2 to 4 p.m., Sully Plantation, Sully Road, Fairfax County, Cost including a tour of the plantation house is $2, $1 for children. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Call 437-1794 for information.

STRATFORD HALL PLANTATION, home of Richard Henry and Francis Lightfoot Lee, will hold an open house 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the plantation, Route 214, Westmoreland County. Call (804)493-8039.

ANNADALE FIREWORKS at the Canterbury Woods School, 8 p.m., 3910 Willet Dr., Annandale.

CLIFTON FIREWORKS at 9 p.m., at the corner of Main Street and Clifton Road. For information call 830-1430.

HERNDON FIREWORKS at Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon, at 9:15 p.m. For information call 437-1000.

VIENNA FIREWORKS at the Vienna Community Center, 9:15 p.m., preceded by a Vienna Community Band concert at 8 p.m. The center is at 120 Center St., Vienna. For information call 838-8000.

FIREWORKS at Lake Fairfax Park at dusk, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Fairfax County. Free for county residents, $3.50 per car for nonresidents. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Call 471-5415 for information.

FIREWORKS at George Mason Junion Senior High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 9 p.m. Sponsored by Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department, Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department and the American Legion. Call 241-7620 for information. MARYLAND

TAKOMA PARK INDEPENDENCE DAY celebration will include a parade beginning at Ethan Allen and Carroll avenues at 10 a.m., a softball tournament at noon, running races at 5 p.m., a program of music at 7:15 p.m. and fireworks at dark. Takoma Park Junior High School and Lee Jordan Ball Field, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., Takoma Park. Call 270-4048 for information.

ROCKVILLE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION will begin with music by Free Spirit at 6:30 p.m., followed by a presentation of the colors by American Legion Post 86 at 9 p.m., and concluding with fireworks at Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Rain date is Tuesday. Call 424-8000 for information.

THE CITY OF COLLEGE PARK will sponsor an Independence Day Celebration at the University of Maryland's Byrd Stadium, featuring the presentation of colors at 6 p.m., followed by the United States Marine Corps Band and Drill Team in concert, and concluding with a fireworks display at 9:15.

DISTRICT HEIGHTS Fourth of July Parade will begin at 7 p.m. at the Mount Calvary Church on Kipling Parkway and proceed down Marbury Drive to the District Heights Baptist Church.

GREENBELT FIREWORKS at Buddy Attick Lake Park, 500 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, beginning at dusk.

NEW CARROLLTON FIREWORKS at Beckett Field, 8500 Legation Rd., (adjacent to City Hall), New Carrollton, beginning at dusk.

BOWIE FIREWORKS at Allen Pond Park, 3310 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie, beginning at dusk.

DAMASCUS FIREWORKS at the Damascus Carnival Grounds, Lewis Drive, Damascus, beginning at dusk. Sponsored by the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department.