If you can't get south to the path of totality for Monday's solar eclipse, maybe a great view of some stars is the next best thing.

Stargaze in luxury in new private yurts at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls in the Hocking Hills. The dome-shaped dwellings for two —a cross between tents and cabins—are air-conditioned and heated for year-round use.

For a tamer-but-still-stellar stay, check out the newest star in a growing lineup of hotels and other commercial development in Grove City. The just-opened new Courtyard by Marriott is the southwestern suburb’s 14th hotel.

See star-quality accommodations of another sort in the 2017 Parade of Homes, Sept. 2-17 at Cheshire Woods in Delaware County. Even better, be among the first to see the nine homes at the Aug. 31 Preview Party. This year’s preview features a special menu by L.A. Catering, a social enterprise which supports LifeCare Alliance.

Rev1 Ventures creates entrepreneurial stars on a regular basis. Its free Founders’ Lunch series features Rapchat co-founders Seth Miller and Pat Gibson on Wednesday.

Writers can learn to Revise Like a Rockstar as part of the Fall 2017 Adult Writing Workshops and Master Classes offered by Thurber House. Register online for the Sept. 11 & 18 Self-Editing Strategies for Creative Nonfiction.

Help to determine who the next stars of the Greater Columbus Arts Council will by making nominations for Community Arts Partnership Awards by Sept. 5. Then make plans to attend the awards luncheon Oct. 26 at Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Stars are already selected for the Women WELDing the Way 2018 Calendar, a signature offering of WELD, the Columbus-based Women for Economic and Leadership Development. Registration is open for the Nov. 2 calendar reception in the Ohio State House Atrium.

Make sure your business or organization gets the star treatment it deserves as a 2018 Top Workplace by making a nomination now.