WHERE: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles
WHEN: Mardi Gras Blackhearts Bash for singles, 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 13; three dinners at Harvest
COST AND INFO: Reservations for free singles bash at pheasantrun.com/mardi-gras.aspx or firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT: Both an anti-Valentine's party for singles and romantic dinner for couples are offered during the week of Valentine's Day. At the Blackhearts Bash along Bourbon Street, singles are provided complimentary hors d’oeuvres with cash bar, entertainment by a disc jockey, a show-us-your-beads contest, free tarot readings and a caricature. A romantic dinner at Harvest Restaurant will be showcased Feb. 9, 10 and 14, with overnight packages available; for dinner reservations, call 630-584-6300.