Dandelion Day at the Godfrey House

Event Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Event Time: 1:00 pm 
Event End Time: 4:00 pm 
Event Category / Group: Godfrey Project Board / Committee Meetings

The public is cordially invited to the

29th Annual Dandelion Day Celebration

At the Historic Ard Godfrey House

Minneapolis’ Oldest Surviving Wood Frame House
Sunday, May 21 • 1:00 – 4:00 pm


  • 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.

Dandelion Day marks the beginning of the summer tour season at the Ard Godfrey House. Tours are available June 4 – Aug. 27, Saturdays and Sundays only, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Special group tours may be arranged year round by calling 612-781-8791.


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