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May 21, 2017, Sunday - 29th Annual Dandelion Day at Ard Godfrey House

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Location:  Ard Godfrey House, Chute Park (across from Lund's)

29th Annual Dandelion Day

Dandelion Day celebrates Harriet Godfrey’s introduction of dandelion seeds to the St. Anthony Falls area.

- Learn how to make dandelion necklaces, bracelets and crowns, just as Helen Godfrey did as a child.
- Have a dandelion painted on your cheek or chin, or get a temporary tattoo!
- Take home a complimentary recipe booklet which includes recipes for dandelion coffee, tea, salad and wine, and learn other ways “teeth of the lion” were used throughout history.
- Free Godfrey buttons for the kids.
- Tour the charming yellow Ard Godfrey House with hostesses dressed in 1850s period costume.
- Admission is FREE; donations are welcome. Restored by The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, it has been open to the public since 1979.

The Ard Godfrey house is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays in June, July and August, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. (The last complete tour is at 3:30 pm.) Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Visit the website or call 612-813-5300 for more information.