Category Archives: Happenings

Guitars made out of Christmas lights at Mozart's in Austin

5 Festive Austin Favorites No One Should Miss

Are you looking for a truly local taste of holiday glee? Here are five festive favorite activities that no self-respecting Austinite would miss. Enjoy!   5. Do some one-stop local shopping.   Keep Austin weird by patronizing two holiday shopping favorites: Armadillo Christmas Bazaar and Blue Genie Art Bazaar. You’ve got to purchase a ticket…

12/20/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Cover of latest White Reaper Album

Guest Spotlight: White Reaper Returns to ACL

When White Reaper returned to ACL Festival 2017, Top Trip Rentals was stoked that the Louisville-based band booked yet another Austin stay with us. We took this opportunity to ask White Reaper a few questions, and frontman Tony Esposito was kind enough to oblige. Naturally, we started out with the shameless plug: Q:  You’re staying with…

10/11/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
University of Texas mascot Bevo on the sidelines with Silver Spurs

4 Reasons to Rent a House on College Football Game Day

Updated September 3, 2019 No matter how hot it is, college football means fall has officially arrived. Fans all over are celebrating Saturday game day and getting into following their teams.   Whether your team is at home or away, college game day gets better with a stay at a local vacation rental. How? Here…

09/08/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Chad Calek and Justin Holstein give a talk at Emo's in Austin on new documentary, Sir No Face

Do Ghosts Exist? Austin Gets a Glimpse of Sir NoFace

Do you believe in ghosts? Had you spent an August evening with filmmakers Chad Calek and Justin Holstein, you might have said “yes.” The two noted paranormal investigators were in Austin to promote their latest project, Sir NoFace. This documentary investigates a “full-body apparition” recorded by an Australian paranormal team. Is the image an accomplished fake, or does the footage prove, once…

08/15/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Various members of Stout Magazine book panel at Top Trip Rentals property in Austin

“Stretch” Comes to Austin’s Graeber House

Mermaids have swum here. Musicians played (perhaps you were one of the guests for the SoFar pop-up concert with Harvest Thieves, Brookfield, and Zula Montez). Maybe your company held private events here during Austin’s annual conference celebration, South By Southwest (SXSW).   However you know 410 E. 6th St., the Graeber House, we’ve got a…

06/28/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings