Get Holidays from Database

I am trying to get a list of holidays from a database to show in ASP:Calender. Nothing shows when I run the calendar. There is data in the database and I tested the connection and it works fine.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.SqlClient;
using System.Configuration;

namespace Calender
{
    public partial class Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    {
        private List<DateTime> HolidayDate = new List<DateTime>();
        private List<string> HolidayName = new List<string>();

        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            if (!IsPostBack)
            {
                GetHolidays();
            }
        }

        private void GetHolidays()
        {
            SqlConnection conn;
            SqlCommand comm;
            SqlDataReader reader;
            string connectionString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["DefaultConnection"].ConnectionString;
            conn = new SqlConnection(connectionString);
            comm = new SqlCommand("SELECT * FROM Holidays", conn);
            try
            {
                conn.Open();
                reader = comm.ExecuteReader();
                while (reader.Read())
                {
                    HolidayDate.Add((DateTime)reader[1]);
                    HolidayName.Add((string)reader[2]);
                }
                reader.Close();
            }
            finally
            {
                conn.Close();
            }    
        }

        protected void ApptCal_CalRender(object sender, System.Web.UI.WebControls.DayRenderEventArgs e)
        {
            string tooltipValue = string.Empty;
            if (IsEventDay(e.Day.Date, out tooltipValue))
            {
                e.Cell.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.DarkGoldenrod;
                e.Cell.ToolTip = tooltipValue;
            }
            if (e.Day.IsWeekend)
            {
                e.Cell.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Black;
                e.Cell.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.White;
            }

            if (e.Day.IsOtherMonth)
            {
                e.Cell.Text = "";
            }
        }

        private bool IsEventDay(DateTime calenderDay, out string tooltipValue)
        {
            tooltipValue = string.Empty;
            for (int i = 0; i < HolidayDate.Count; i++)
            {
                if (HolidayDate[i] == calenderDay)
                {
                    tooltipValue = HolidayName[i];
                    return true;
                }
            }
            return false;
        }
        protected void ApptCal_VisibleMonthChanged(object sender, MonthChangedEventArgs e)
        {
            GetHolidays();
        }
    }
}

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        <asp:Calendar ID="ApptCal" Width="750px" FirstDayOfWeek="Sunday" OnVisibleMonthChanged="ApptCal_VisibleMonthChanged" DayNameFormat="Short" OnDayRender="ApptCal_CalRender" NextPrevFormat="ShortMonth" SelectedDayStyle-BackColor="SkyBlue" TodayDayStyle-BackColor="Yellow"  
        BorderWidth="2px" 
        Font-Names="Arial" 
        Font-Size="Medium" 
        ShowGridLines="true" 
        DayStyle-Height="48px" 
        DayStyle-Width="125px" 
        DayStyle-Wrap="true" 
        runat="server"/>

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Vishal PatilSoftware EngineerCommented:
Hello RecipeDan,

Replace your code of "IsEventDay" function with following code.

private bool IsEventDay(DateTime calenderDay, out string tooltipValue)
        {
            tooltipValue = string.Empty;
            for (int i = 0; i < HolidayDate.Count; i++)
            {
                if (HolidayDate[i].ToString("dd/MM/yyyy") == calenderDay.ToString("dd/MM/yyyy"))
                {
                    tooltipValue = HolidayName[i];
                    return true;
                }
            }
            return false;
        }

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RecipeDanAuthor Commented:
That did not work. I took a screen shot so you can see. The calender loads fine but is not reading the data from the database. September 1st should be highlighted Goldenrod for Labor Day.

Screenshot of calender
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RecipeDanAuthor Commented:
I did some searching and found this link. It works good now. Thank you for your assistance

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/ms228044(v=vs.100).aspx
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RecipeDanAuthor Commented:
Found the solution
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