Elizabeth and Jack struggle to get back to where their relationship was before Billy Hamilton got between them. Elizabeth works to find a solution for Bo Grady, who is having trouble reading. Abigail goes to Gowen with her proposal to reopen the abandoned cafe in town. The town reacts to the fact that Adam Miller has returned to Coal Valley without one of his legs. Elizabeth is informed that she is responsible for the annual production of the Coal Valley Founder's Day Play and scrambles to begin preparations.
The citizens of Hope Valley find the true meaning of the season with a Wishing Tree that — through the magic of the holiday — helps everyone's wishes come true.