How can I format a MVC3 WebGrid date column for local timezone?

My datetime values are stored as UTC in the database. I want to display them in the local timezone using the standard MVC3 WebGrid control, but don't have a clue how to do that or where to look for the answer.

My current code looks like this:

grid.Column("TestDateTime", "Test Date/Time")

and I know THAT doesn't work!

Can somebody steer me in the right direction? I do have access to the Telerik controls (free from the local user group) but have not tried them as it seems the more add-ons the more hassle (license fees, updates, keeping several dev environments in synch, etc). If it's the only way to go I will do it, but would rather get Microsoft's standard tools to do the job.

Thanks, Dave

-------------Problems Reply------------

Try something like :

grid.Column("DueDate", "Due Date", format: (item) => String.Format("{0:yyyy-MM-dd}", item.DueDate))

you can do pretty much anthing you need afer the format: marker

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