It is Christmas 1938, and conflict ensues when Hub brings home a friend whose life has been touched by events in far-off Europe.
Grace decides how she will deal with Van. Honey and Max talk to Hub about his future.
The Masked Rider comes to town. Grace receives a strange letter.
A man who worked with Hub at the lumber mill takes up a temporary position at the mine. The Bell Award is to be presented in New Bedford, and Honey, as the mayor's wife, must make a speech introducing the recipient of the award. Toppy struggles to find entertainment for the awards ceremony.moreless
New Bedford readies itself for the annual Silver Dome fishing tournament and Bank picnic at Bass Lake.
The town council seeks a new mayor for New Bedford.
Grace and Van arrive at Lakeview Estate.
A mysterious stranger arrives in New Bedford and expresses interest in Grace. Fat tries to prove to himself that he is no longer a little kid. Honey is unable to reopen her salon as Callie refuses to rent her the space.