Jeff Kinney Comes to Asheville with The Big Shot Drive-Thru!

  • NC Arboretum

  • Address: 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806
  • Times: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Admission: Price Varies
  • Phone: (828) 254-6734
  • Email:

Grab the whole family and Wimpify your car so it’s ready to roll through The Big Shot Drive-Thru! Meet and take a photo with Jeff Kinney, author of the Wimpy Kid series! 

This is a drive-through event on Tuesday, November 2nd at the North Carolina Arboretum, located at 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way in Asheville.

--> Decorations and signs are highly encouraged. The family with the best-decorated car will win a boxed set of Awesome Friendly books! <--

You must have a ticket to attend. Each ticket admits one car to the event.  *Entry will be staggered by ticket time to make sure traffic flows steadily through the drive-thru. 

No Refunds. If the event has to be cancelled due to weather or COVID-related issues, you will still receive your signed books. 

TICKET OPTIONS: Please note that there are TWO ticket types/prices and FIVE ticket times available for purchase.

TICKET OPTION ONE: includes one signed copy of Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16) and admits one car into the event. 

TICKET OPTION TWO: includes one signed copy of Big Shot, one signed copy of Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories and admits one car into the event. 

Jeff Kinney will give your book(s) to you at the event! 


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