11/5 - Carlton: A conversation with Carlton Varney kicks of the 2012-2013 season of Culture & Cocktails at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Varney is an international interior designer, author and design columnist. He will be interviewed by Robert Janjigian. Proceeds benefit the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. 5-7 pm. $50. 472-3330 or www.palmbeachculture.com.